Field Crops Research Directorate

The field crops Research Directorate is carrying out the following Mission:
1
Conduct applied scientific research in the following fields:
1.1- Development (evaluation and selection) varieties of field crops.
1.2- Protection and sustainable crop production through good utilization of agricultural resources.
1.3- Improve the integration between plant and livestock production.
1.4- Reduce losses in agricultural products, arising from harvesting or damage from insects and plant diseases.
2
Optimize production inputs and sustain resources to address climate change.
3
Qualify and capacity build up of technical staff.
4
Publish and document the results of agricultural research carried out in the Directorate.
5
Prepare the annual plan for the implementation of the work assigned to the Directorate and follow-up its implementation.
The Directorate has the following departments and divisions , which carry out the tasks assigned to it: