National Agricultural Research Laboratories

Updated: Jun-23-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

P.O. Box 14733 – 00800
Nairobi
Kenya

Phone number
0722 699633
E-mail
Soil.labs [at] kalro.org
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
Total Nitrogen
Total Carbon
P – Olsen
pH 1:2.5
Accreditation body
Kenya Accreditation Service (KENAS)
Kenas/TL/02
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Dr. Anne W. Muriuki
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
Anne.Muriuki [at] kalro.org

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
20
Male laboratory personnel
13
Female laboratory personnel
7

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
16
Male technical personnel
10
Female technical personnel
6

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Chemical
Water / food
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
No
PT Scheme details
Wagenignen Evaluating Programs for Analytical Laboratories (WEPAL)
Inter-laboratory comparison
Yes
Interlaboratory comparison scheme
Global Soil Laboratory Network (GLOSOLAN)
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes