INERA, the Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles is the doming institute for the agricultural and environmental research in Burkina Faso.

The institute's principal goals are:

  • the deliverance of a lasting contribution to the agricultural and environmental research in Burkina Faso;
  • the organization, management and coordination of research programs;
  • the valorisation of the acquired scientific and economic results of investigative programs;
  • the scientific and technical education of researchers;
  • the promotion and development of optimal regional agricultural and environmental practice;
  • the decentralization of research to achieve direct connections between research and end-users and to insure the transfer of knowledge and technology to farmers.