The Department has established partnerships with various national and international research and governmental institutions, including:

1. Government Ministries

2. International research institutions such BeCa, ILRI, CIMMYT, ICRISAT, ICRAF, IITA, icipe

3. National research institutions such as Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

4. Regulatory institutions such as Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

5. Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Research Partnership with KALRO in rice research at Mwea Crops Research Centre