• Participate in general formulation of specific policies for the development of tea industry;
  • Establishing linkages with various governments and private research institutions for the conduct of studies and researches designed to promote the production of tea;
  • Formulation of guidelines on good agriculture practices, Good manufacturing practices and Best Environment practices for the Tea sector
  • Formulate guidelines for control of pest and diseases using Integrated Pest Managements (IPM) practices strategies
  • Collaborating with research and training institutions in disseminating research findings;
  • Conduct surveys and studies on various aspects for the promotion and development of tea and tea products
  • Collaborate with the Tea Research Institute in training and development of technical materials on various products and aspects of production and marketing.
  • Capacity building of the Counties on new appropriate innovations and technologies for the development of tea value chain;
  • Conducting stakeholders’ training programs aimed at increasing their knowledge on production technologies and prospects for various types of tea products.
  • In consultation with the relevant institutions, conduct studies and advise on various aspects of tea value chain with the aim of improving performance of the tea industry
  • Perform any other relevant function as may be assigned.