Oromia Agricultural Research Institute(IQQO)
Bako Agricultural Mechanization Research Center
Objectives of the center
Agricultural mechanization technology generation via research improvement and production of agricultural mechanization technologies, dissemination of agricultural mechanization technologies to the end users and thereby increasing production and productivity, food security and better lively hood of the farm household of the region in particular and the whole society in general.
Research Process Descriptions
Pre-harvest agricultural research team
This research team was one of the research team whose main activity is conducting research on pre-harvest agricultural technologies through generation, modification, adaptation and dissemination of agricultural mechanization technology to reach the objective set by the center.
Harvest and post harvest agricultural research team
Harvest and post harvest agricultural research team is one of the research team conducting research on harvest and post harvest agricultural mechanization technologies through generation, modification, adaptation and dissemination of agricultural mechanization technology to reach the objectives set by the center.
Agricultural Extension & Economics
Agricultural extension and socio-economic research team is one of the research teams whose main activities are conduction of research on socio-economics of the region, agricultural technology adoption, agricultural technology introduction and agricultural technology dissemination to the end users to accomplish objective of the center.
The center is located at 258 km West of the capital, Addis Ababa, BAMRC lies between 906’N latitude and 3709’E longitude at an altitude of 1650 masl. Agro-ecology is mid-altitude with high rain fall of 1238 mm year-1 and hot humid weather 13.3 0C minimum and 28 0C Maximum annum-1
P. O. Box=- 07 Bako
Address Zone West Shoa
Wereda Bako Tibe