Inoorero Conservation Ag. Research Institute

Medicago rigidula wheat intercrop in Wyoming, USA

Medicago rigidula wheat intercrop in Wyoming, USA

Inoorero Conservation Agricultural Research Institute (ICARI) is a research-intensive agricultural institution that fosters resource conservation and sustainable soil fertility management, grassroots agricultural research and food processing practices, and meaningful educational methods to provide food self-sufficiency, alleviate poverty, create wealth and enhance biodiversity.

Inoorero Conservation Agricultural Research Institute uses innovative and transformative educational methods that preserve, promote, and develop Kenya people's cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and diverse languages.

Known in Gĩkũyũ language as Inoorero rĩa Ũtuĩria wa Ũrĩmi wa Gũtũũrithia, the Inoorero Conservation Agricultural Research Institute derives its name from Gĩkũyũ homestead whetstone yard, a communal place where family tools are sharpened.

Inoorero Agricultural Research Institute offers agricultural training to smallholder farmers and visiting and resident students through Harakati ya Kilimo-Uhifadhi's ten core development initiatives.