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I would like to inquire about the process of staff hiring at KARI. I am a research Scientist working abroad in the area of Agricultural Research and would like to come home to apply the knowledge I have aquired to benefit the Kenyan farmers. I have interest in joining KARI on the part of crop protection and/or Biotechnology but there is no information provided on how to go about making an application nor do we see vacancies on this website.
Asked by Dr Vitalis Wekesa

I have completed my degree in biotechnology and i love to join you so that we can work together for improvement of crop production hence eradicating hunger in kenya.Boniface.
Asked by Mr Boniface Omboki

i need information about farming of sweet potatoes, water melons and sweet peppers ''pilipili hoho'. please teach me on how to plant, and care for them and which varieties are the best in western kenya. which seasons are the best to plant them?
Asked by Mr gervase wakoli

i need information on greenhouse farming of vegetables in Kenya and in particular the Ndeiya and Limuru area
Asked by Ms waheri murua

I need to ask if i want to start as a small scale Holticulture farmer, can Kari assist me to start on basis of cost recovery?
Asked by Mrs Teresia Koka

am an entrepreneur that wants to venture in drying and packaging of mangoes sweetpotatoes pumpkinsand cassavas.i would like to know the stardard procedures of the same,machines and equipments required and if possible the suppliers.
Asked by Mr james gichinga

Type of horticultural crops to grow on my farm in Mua Hills Machakos under a polytunnel or net greenhouse. Kindly where possible provide information on availability of markets local or otherwise.
Asked by Mr Eric Nganga

am a nigerian, reside & farming in nigeria,so, i want 2 come for an agricultural training in your institutrion, how will i go about it '

i am a fourth year law student at the university of nairobi. i need to know whether the institute allows students to attach themselves there for experience purposes and sich i am interested in intellectual property, the institution could be of good help. i would like to do one of my units there. it is referred to as public interest and requires a student to put in at least sixty hours at an organisastion and then submit a report to his or her supervisor. i will be highly gratful for any assistance with information.

I live in Kaloleni near Kaloleni District hqs.I have 6acres of land of which I want to sell to this parastatal.It is strategically located and ideal for farming since it borders a stream,150m from road and electricity.there is also a connection to piped water.
Asked by Mr mohammed karisa

I am a plantation farmer and want to plant 1000Ha of jatropha for bio diesel production at the coast150km fro mombasa to nairobi. I wanted to know the type pf services you can assist me with on contract such as land clearing,nursery,planting and prunning etc.How can Kari be of help. D Kayanda. Ex Chairman Castor oil seed co
Asked by Mr Dishon Kayanda

Attention Training:Department(Mr.Martin Kivui)Am kindly asking whether a holder of an ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS EXECUTIVE (UK)(DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MAGEMENT) qualification is entiltled to have been designated as an accounts assistant according to KARI scheme of service.Coz i work with you (KARI )and am a holder of the said qualifiaction and currently pursuing a degree in accounting but am designated as a senior clerical officer? please kindly clarify me on this coz i was employed with the said qualification in 2003 and i think i was wrongly placedand also believe that job placement are based on meritocracy.GOD BLESS YOU & NICE DAY
Asked by Mr george osolo

I recently graduated from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Science degree at Upper Second Class.I would really wish to work with your organisation as trainee researcher and thus request the right procedure followed for the above.
Asked by Mr Albert Otiende

We are a group of smallholder farmers in South Uyoma, Naya within Rarieda constituency. We have formed a grouping to produce commercially successful & suitable vegetable varieties. We need to have our soil tested and other technical advise that can enable us exploit the potential of the available water resource
Asked by Mr Martin Kunga

I wish to know if KARI still has a animal disease vaccine production center. If so, what diseases do you proeduce vaccines for? Also, is there a website for the vaccine center.
Asked by Dr Neil Tweddle

I am in uasin gishu and needed drip irrigation on my garden,where can i get it?
Asked by Mr Raymond Kipkorir

I belong to a self help group that grows passion fruits. We have noticed that even with the same amount and type of fertilizers, the production for the same number of plants is higher on some soil types than others. We are considering soil testing and hence advice on the way forward. In this regard we would like to know the following: 1. Does KARI carry out soil testing? 2. If yes to (1),where and at what cost? 3. Where would we get guidance on collection of samples.4.Should we submit samples from the two regions for comparison or just one sample from the poorer performing area would suffice? Thanks in advance
Asked by Mr majau murungi

would like to find out about the availability of the bucket system kit,at how much?
Asked by Mrs emily shitsama

Info on acquiring drip irrigagation equip
Asked by Mr francis nyaboga

I am interested to know the quantity of Water Hyacinth that is infesting Lake Victoria. I would like to know what percent of the Lake surface is currently covered with Hyacinth.
Asked by Mr David Zaslow

Dear Kari team, please help me.I live in Kitengela (kajiado) which has black cotton soil and unreliable rains. I would like to know which types of trees / food Crops to grow in my small piece of land.Your advise will be highly appreciated.Thanks.Hellen
Asked by Ms Hellen Okemwa

Do you pay for internships?how much please. this information will help me much.have applied in your firm for internship from January to April 2010.thanks
Asked by Mr Percy Musyoki Kilyungi

What type of dairy animal feeds can be grown in Nyanza, Kisumu area apart from nappier grass and where does one get the seedlings?
Asked by Mrs Lydia Odeny

The source of seeds for Calliandra Calothyrsus (fodder Shrubs) and whether they would grow in Limuru weather
Asked by Mr Mbugua g

Do you have these seeds and if you have them, how can I obtain them and their cost please.Calliandra calothyrsus, trichandra, mulberry
Asked by Mr Abraham Mbogo