Twenty-four research programs have been identified to respond to the various challenges and needs to develop appropriate technologies. They include:
In each program research thrusts are identified, weighted and prioritized according to economic importance, export potential, food security etc.
Each program attempts to develop a comprehensive set of technologies to meet the changing requirement of diverse stockholders. Research areas include:
Programs attempt to be:
- Programs are led by deputy D.G. for programs and national coordinators.
- Scientists at the station/center level propose their relevant projects to the national
- Projects are reviewed and approved at the headquarters level.
- Monitoring and evaluation are the responsibility of the program committee
consisted of the program leaders and led by the Director General.