Tuesday 22 July 2014

Agriculture Information Resource Center (AIRC)

Information is an important resource which is required for effective mobilization and utilization of resources, policy formulation and implementation and other activities involved in agricultural development. Relevant information has to be made readily available to various users including policy makers, researchers, extension workers and farmers among others engaged in the agricultural sector. Agricultural Information Resource Center (AIRC) is one such information source with specialised information.
Agricultural information resource centre (AIRC) as a sub-division in the Ministry of Agriculture is dedicated to serve a wide range of audience in the agriculture sector with specialized agricultural information through the mass media. The centre works on the principle of providing quality agricultural information and skill training to farmers and stakeholders in order to enhance farmers ability to increase agricultural output.

The Center Core Functions are:-
1. Collecting, repackaging and disseminating Agricultural Information through mass media
2. Formulating and implementing client oriented courses.
3. Generate financial resources to support its operation and programmes for sustainability

Our Vision:
To be the choice center of agricultural information, knowledge and skills in Africa and beyond

Our Mission:

To provide quality agricultural information to the farming community and other stakeholders using integrated platforms.

Core Values:

We show Commitment to our work and clients
We embrace Team work
We advocate Creativity in our work
We exercise Professionalism in our work
We will endeavor to promote and embrace Partnership and Collaboration with our stakeholders.
Our products and services will be of exceptional Quality and standards.
Integrity and Respect will be upheld
We practice Gender equity


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