About Cotton Research Institute
cotton Research Institute has been the national centre for cotton research since 1925
Association and Location
Cotton Research Institute (CRI) is a government research institution that is situated 3 km west of Kadoma town along the Golden Valley (Chakari) road. The Institute falls under the Crops Research Division of the Department of Research and Specialist Services (DR & SS) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development.
To become an internationally recognized centre of excellence for cotton research & technology development
To provide research-based technologies which promote viable and sustainable cotton production in Zimbabwe
To develop and disseminate viable, practical, and sustainable cotton production technologies that meet the needs of the cotton industry in Zimbabwe.
Our Core Values
Teamwork, Professionalism, Creativity, Motivated Staff, Integrity, Accountability, Commitment, Transparency,