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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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New office complex for NARI Keravat

NARI will have a new office and laboratory complex at its Islands Regional Centre at Keravat, East New Britain, to replace the old building which was burnt down by an accidental fire in April 2011.

This major project, valuing PGK6.5million, will be the latest infrastructure development in NARI with Australia-Papua New Guinea Incentive Fund (IF) providing K5million while the Institute meets the balance.


NARI, Unitech sign MOU for collaborative efforts

Two premier institutions in Lae City have formalized instruments to foster a much greater partnership in agriculture research and training. NARI and the PNG University of Technology (Unitech) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 2 2012 to continue their partnership in the next 10 years in sharing of resources and expertise in order to improve their programmes.


Enriching livestock capacity in Western Pacific

Agricultural professionals in Western Pacific countries are now skilled on how to make better assessments on livestock research and development in the region. This follows a workshop on assessment of constraints, opportunities and potentials in livestock research and development, which took place in Honiara, Solomon Islands, during June 25-27 2012, courtesy of NARI.

Gadi Ling passes on

A senior national scientist from the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Gadi Ling, passed away on Monday (2/7/12) at the Keravat General Hospital after a short illness. NARI staff and friends and relatives around the country were shocked after receiving the sad news this week. From Ralalar village in the Gazelle District, East New Britain, the Late Gadi Ling, 57, was a longest serving employee of NARI.

Vanuatu benefits from PNG expertise

Vanuatu’s agriculture sector has benefitted from capacity development initiatives by PNG in the last 12 months, according to Tarikole Molisale, a senior root crops officer with the Department of Agriculture in Vanuatu. Mr Molisale said that selected extenionists and researchers were trained on conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources (PGR) after getting training in PNG at NARI.


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