Physical facilities

  • Strong research laboratories (molecular biology laboratory, Biotechnology and Tissue culture laboratory, Microbiology and Plant Pathology laboratory, soil laboratory, Analytical chemistry laboratory) in JU to conduct both applied and cutting-age research
  • The presence of JU institute of Technology that can take part in generation and incubation of coffee technologies that can be used along the coffee value chain.
  • The institute has coffee training center at short distance (50 Km) from Jimma town. This center has modest facility including class rooms, dormitory, student cafeteria, offices and few staff residences, and demonstration plot. Therefore, this center serves as training center for tailored courses and as field research station for coffee research.
  • The institute has over 40ha coffee farms that is being modified to coffee field research station in addition to the 35ha coffee research plot that has been used by the university faculty including the staff of IICoR.