The National Research Fund was established under the Science, Technology, and Innovation (ST&I) Act of 2013. The Fund facilitates research for the advancement of science, technology, and innovation. One of its core functions is to compile and maintain a national database of research and innovation projects funded by the Fund, as well as those funded by other agencies.
In light of this, the National Research Repository is an online knowledge resource that provides stakeholders, researchers, research policymakers, and the public an easy access to information on Kenya's research landscape. The repository also enhances the assessment of research impacts and integration of research innovations and solutions into the national development plans and policies. NRF archive research articles on land, water and energy that have been published over the last 10 years.