VARTC is mandated by the Government :


  • To carry out applied and development-oriented research in the field of agriculture and livestock
  • To encourage or facilitate the application or utilization of the results of research
  • To train and assist in the training of research workers in the field of agricultural science
  • To collect, interpret and disseminate information relating to scientific and technical matters
  • To collaborate with research institutions or donors in the field of agricultural research