TARI Ukiriguru is located 28 km south of Mwanza on 2° 43' 0" South, 33° 1' 0" East at 1236 m above sea level.
TARI Ukiriguru is among of the 18 TARI centres, which is mandated to coordinate research and technology transfer on cotton and root crops technological innovations in the country. The focus is to serve as a source of agricultural technology generation and dissemination in the different farming systems for better satisfaction of her clients.
The centre is endowed with a diverse skilled, knowledgeable, experienced and committed staff in the areas of biotechnology, breeding, agronomy, entomology, pathology, food science and post-harvest management, natural resources management and engineering, Socio economics and Marketing, among others in agricultural development. It has also a strong support team in areas of finance, procurement, ICT, and Monitoring Evaluation and Leaning (MEAL).