Ikore, meaning “harvest” in Yoruba language, is an international development organization, proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development.
Our vision is to contribute to a prosperous world that creates opportunity for a better life for all, especially the poor and vulnerable.
Our Mission is to facilitate market inclusion for improved productivity and a bumper harvest through capacity building, business model/strategy advisory, market linkages, social enterprises and research.
It was established in 1924 in response to the control of the rinderpest pandemic in the early twentieth century. It is presently a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and rural development. NVRI has nine technical departments whose activities include the production of international quality vaccines and offering of services for the identification, control, and eradication of economically important livestock diseases; through best practices, research excellence, and applying modern technology. It is the hub of veterinary research in Nigeria and her vaccines are patronised within and outside Nigeria.