EIAR’s mission is to conduct research that will provide market competitive agricultural technologies that will contribute to increased agricultural productivity and nutrition quality, sustainable food security, economic development, and conservation of the integrity of natural resources and the environment. 


EIAR aspires to see improved livelihood of all Ethiopians engaged in agriculture, agro-pastoralism, and pastoralism through market competitive agricultural technologies. 


EIAR sustains the commitments included in the following set of core values:

·         Excellence

·         Effectiveness

·         Quality

·         Integrity and professionalism

·         Tolerance and mutual respect

·         Social and public responsibility