• 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)