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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI)
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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI)

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of agriculture, that conducts research on all crops except rice, jute, sugarcane, and tea for which there are separate institutes. The central research station of the institute is at Joydebpur about 35 kilometers north of Dhaka. The research areas includes cereals, tubers, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, fruits, spices, flowers, etc. Besides variety development, this institute also carries out research on non-commodity areas, such as soil and crop management, disease and insect management, irrigation and water management, development of farm machinery, improvement of cropping and farming system management, post-harvest handling and processing, and socio-economic studies related to production, marketing, and consumption.

 

The institute functions through three major wings, such as Research Wing, Support Service Wing, and Training and Communication Wing. The Research Wing executes and monitors all the research programmes through 7 special crop research centers, 14 research divisions, 6 regional research stations and 28 sub-stations. The Support Service Wing provides all the logistic supports in research management as well as personnel management.