research programs have been identified to respond to the various challenges
and needs to develop appropriate technologies. They include:
- Cotton crop
- Oilseed crops
crop - Grain
- Vegetable crops and medicinal plants
crops and ornamentals
- Forage crops
- Gum Arabic
- Land and water
- Crops protection
- Food processing
- Agricultural engineering
each program research thrusts are identified, weighted and prioritized
according to economic importance, export potential, food security etc.
program attempts to develop a comprehensive set of technologies to meet
the changing requirement of diverse stockholders. Research areas include:
of production factors.
of crop protection factors.
of post harvest activities.
attempt to be:
towards solving problems.
towards farming systems approach.
through the participation of clients, scientists and top management.
and funds and facilities allocated accordingly.
socioeconomic analysis a leading role in orientation of research.
Programs are led by deputy D.G. for programs and national coordinators.
at the station/center level propose their relevant projects to the national
are reviewed and approved at the headquarters level.
and evaluation are the responsibility of the program committee consisted
of the program leaders and led by the Director General.