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Division of Research & Extension

Egerton University, way back in 1987 pioneered among the Kenyan Universities, dedicating a Division of Research and Extension to foster good management and delivery of research, extension and consultancy services and to linkage with the industry. The Division is charged with research administration; delivery of extension outreach and consultancy services; documentation of research outputs; workshops and conference.

Vision, Mission, Mandate, Core Values and quality objectives

Vision: “To offer exemplary services and models of Research, Extension, Consultancy Documentation, Publication and Information Dissemination including linkagesmwith the industry”

Mission: “To forge partnership with stakeholders in co-creation, resource mobilization, and generation and dissemination of knowledge from Research and Innovations.”


  • Research administration
  • Extension and outreach delivery
  • Consultancy services delivery
  • Vocational training
  • Documentation of research outputs
  • Coordination of seminars, workshops
  • Planning conferences & Symposia


Core Values:

National unity and social fairness; integrity, transparency and accountability; professionalism; internationalism; passion for excellence and devotion to duty; team work; passion for environmental conservation; and innovativeness and creativity.


Quality objectives FY 2020/2021:

  1. To publish 225 scientific papers annually.
  2. To competitively win grants worth Ksh. 482 M.
  3. To hold an International Conference to disseminate research outputs.
  4. To upscale uptake of three (3) dryland food crops and Climate Smart Agricultural practices to farmers in at least 3 Counties.
  5. To hold one (1) Monitoring and Evaluation exercise of on-going Research & Extension projects.
  6. To competitively win at least five (5) consultancy bids.
  7. To forge partnership with one (1) private firm for incubation of innovations.

Committees of the Division

  1. The Research Committee
  2. The Extension Committee
  3. The Publications Committee
  4. Research Oversight Committee
  5. Research Ethics Committee
  6. Conferences/Research Week Committee
  7. Show & Exhibitions Committee.

Structure of the Division

Structure of the Division

Flagship and Current Research Projects

Partner 1
Partner 1
Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project
Agro-Science Park
Njoro River rehabilitation
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