The Finance function supports planning, monitoring and decision-making processes to achieve ILRI’s mission which is to reduce poverty and make sustainable development possible for poor livestock keepers, their families and communities in which they live, by bringing to bear high-quality science and capacity building.
The function is comprised of three units: Budget and Grants, Treasury and General Accounts. These units provide services to the institute, hosted institutions and outpost offices.
The function ensures that fundamental principles of financial management – financial accountability, internal controls, record-keeping, audits, planning, budgeting, cash-flow management, treasury management and financial reporting – are in existence and are adhered to in every part of the institute. The four key responsibilities of the function are;