Adem Ali Kabo

Research and Technology Transfer A/V/President​

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The office of the Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer (VPRTT) is accountable to the President of the University. It leads three core processes: namely Research and Publication, Community Services and University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer (UIL/TTD) directorate offices.

The office of  VPRTT plays a vital role in directing, shaping up and monitoring its Research, Publication, Ethics and Dissemination Directorate, Community Services Directorate and the University Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer Directorate initiatives being carried out by the university both within the institution and outside. It also shares the vision, mission and values of the university and works in ensuring these are achieved.

Three Directorates are accountable to the office of VPRTT. The Directorates are responsible in ensuring quality in research at individual, team of researchers and institutional level maintained and community engagement is strengthened through a collaborative and a resource sharing principles where the community’s heart-felt needs are addressed and its welfare is safeguarded.

Mission and Vision


To be one of the top ten leading Universities in pastoral and agro-pastoral community development in East Africa by 2035.


Samara University is dedicated in conducting and releasing problem solving research outputs, and providing need based community services and transferring technologies to foster the development aspiration of the nation.


The RCVP generally aims to carry out research and community services of a consistently high standard that will contribute to the advancement of knowledge and understanding; and that promote the national goals of innovation; economic and social development; and environmental sustainability.

Staff Profile

Male: 12 (MSc: 10, PhD: 2)

Female: 5 (MSc: 1, Diploma: 4)