Food science and nutrition Research Directorate


The vision of Food Science & Nutrition and Laboratories directorate is to become center of excellence in pastoral and Agro-pastoral area in the area of food and nutrition researches, different postharvest technologies development, laboratories services in East Africa by 2030


Deliver and popularize Food science & Nutrition technologies, knowledge and information in participatory and integrated way for all the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities of the Somali Region, in particular, and communities of the other regions with similar agro-ecologies, in general. To attain this:

  • Develop different new products through utilizing both modern and indigenous knowledge
  • Conducting specific research on different thematic areas
  • Establishing and furnishing standardized different food laboratories and providing full laboratory services