Oromia Agricultural Research Institute 

Agricultural Extension & Economics Research directorate



To improve agricultural production and productivity through generating and supplying information that would improve the internal and external efficiency of the research and extension system and enhancing the dissemination and adoption of improved agricultural technology.

Research Focus

*Characterization of agricultural production system 

*Value chain analysis of agricultural commodities

*Adoption and impact study

*Agricultural marketing

* Agricultural policy analysis

*pre-extension demonstration and pre-scaling up of improved agricultural technologies

*Agricultural knowledge and information system

*Gender analysis and promotion of gender responsive technologies  

Research Team Description

Agricultural Extension & Economics Research directorate has two  research teams   i) Socio-economic  research team    


ii) Agricultural Extension research team