Oromia Agricultural Research Institute(IQQO)
Bore Agricultural Research Center
Objective of the center
To generate and disseminate appropriate agricultural technologies to the rural farming community and to all other agricultural technology users including state farm enterprise that benefit from agricultural research.
Research Process Descriptions
Crop research technology generation process
Cereal team:- doing on food barley, bread wheat, high land and mid-land maize.
Pulse and oil crop team: - conducting ion field pea, fababean, soyabean, haricot bean and linseed.
Horticulture and spice team:-doing on Irish potato and sweat potato.
Natural Resource research technology generation process
Agro forestry research team:- currently conducting research activities on characterization of highland bamboo species and adaptation of fruit trees species.
Soil and water conservation research team:- works on biological soil and water conservation to generate effective techniques important for sustainable utilization of natural resource.
Livestock research technology generation process
Animal feed and range land management:- conducting different research activities including adaptation of improved feed varieties, their evaluation, demonstration and multiplication as well as transferring to stake holders to improve the production of livestock through promoting improved animal feed.
Apiculture research team:- also doing research activities that can enhance honey production on bases of potentials existed for honey production in the mandate area.
Agricultural Extension & Economics
Since it was established, currently works a lot of research activities regarding to demonstration and pre-scaling up/out and contributing its own role for the center.
It is located in southern Oromia region of Guji zone Bore district, which is situated at about 387km from Addis Ababa/ Finfinne and 270 km from Negelle Borana to the North and the South direction respectively with an average altitude of 600-2700 m.a.s.l. Having a wide range of climatic variables including rainfall ranging from 1000-1500mm and temperature 10-220c
P. O. Box 21, Bore
Address Zone;- Guji