PNG National Agricultural Research Institute
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Mission & Vision

Mission: "To promote innovative agricultural development in Papua New Guinea through scientific research, knowledge creation and information exchange".

Vision: "Prosperous Papua New Guinea (PNG) Agricultural Communities". Read More ->

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Agricultural innovations crucial for development, says Australian Consul General

Innovative agriculture is the way forward for sustainable and broad-based development in Papua New Guinea, says Paul Murphy, Australia' Lae-based Consul General.

Murphy said innovative agriculture must be supported by appropriate policies and strategies, including research and development.

Trukai partners NARI for domestic rice production

NARI and Trukai Industries Limited have reached an understanding to venture into a rice development partnership across a number of sites in Papua New Guinea. A Letter of Intent on this collaboration was signed during the 2017 Agricultural Innovations Show day, witnessed by Kasiga Kelly Naru, Morobe Governor; Paul Murphy, Consul-General, Australian High Commission- Lae; Mark Robertson, Trukai Chairman; and Joseph Tomerop, Deputy Chairman-NARI Council.

Governor: Agriculture sector promising for Morobe

Agricultural performance of the Morobe Province has reached another level with increased production in coffee, cocoa and taro by farmers over the last five years.

Morobe Governor Kasiga Kelly Naru told guests and farmers at NARI's 9th Agricultural Innovations Show at Bubia on May 4 2017.

Science and research vital for innovative agriculture

Science and research are at the heart of innovative agriculture for sustainable development and total prosperity of Papua New Guinea. NARI Director General Dr Sergie Bang said it is NARI's role to use scientific research to unlock the potential of agriculture in partnership with other agricultural agencies, universities, development partners, farmers and the private sector.

NARI celebrates 20th Anniversary

May 5th 2017 marked NARI's 20th year of existence and service to the PNG agriculture sector. During its 20 years, NARI has been recognized nationally and internationally as a lead research organization of high development relevance to PNG and the Pacific region. Below is an abstract of the NARI Council Statement delivered during the 20th Anniversary celebrations.


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