The institute has a total of 194 engineers working in its various research and technology departments. AENRI has its headquarters in Dokki, and also maintain centers for tractor and machinery testing services, rice mechanization and agricultural mechanization training units and field locations.
The main objective of AENRI is to assist in increasing agricultural production by introducing appropriate mechanization technologies to end users, with special focus on small and medium size farms.
Conducting applied research to encourage mechanized farm operations.
Developing appropriate mechanization technologies and machines for local conditions.
Transferring appropriate mechanization technologies to farmers.
Promoting local production of machinery.
Conducting on-farm irrigation research to optimize water use.
Providing technical advice and consultation to farmers and machinery manufacturers.
Crop Handling and Processing.
Animal Production Mechanization.
Mechanization Economics and Systems Analysis.
Field Crops Mechanization .
Agricultural Power and Energy.
Machinery Design and Development.
The Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AENRI) was established in 1983 by the Ministry of Agriculture under the auspices of the ARC. From 1983 to 1992 it was known as the Agricultural Mechanization Research Institute. In order to broaden its scope, the name was changed to the Agricultural Engineering Research Institute in 1992.
(last updated: 09-March-2003)
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