The principal research arm of the government on agriculture.
Rich heritage of agricultural research (more than 100 years).
Research scope: Field and hort. Crops, Forestry, food and natural resources.
13 National Programs, 48 subprograms, 120 research projects.
10 research centers, 3 research units, 25 research stations, 54 laboratories.
Research staff 446 (170 PhD)