Field Crops Research Directorate

The field crops Research Directorate is carrying out the following Mission:
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.
Optimize production inputs and sustain resources to address climate change.
Qualify and capacity build up of technical staff.
Publish and document the results of agricultural research carried out in the Directorate.
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: