Agricultural Engineering and Appropriate Technology Research Centre (AEATREC) is one of the research units of the National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL), Kawanda, Uganda. AEATREC is the home for the Bio- systems  and Agricultural Engineering Program. AEAETREC's  mandate is  to develop and promote bio-systems and agricultural engineering technologies that improve agricultural production efficiency. AEATREC’s research focuses on

4 areas namely:

   Farm Power and Mechanization systems

   Water harnessing and utilization

   Agro-processing, storage & value addition

   Renewable energy systems


To be a centre of excellence generating and promoting appropriate agricultural technologies


To generate and promote agricultural technologies and improve productivity, value addition, income and food security


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