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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 ->

NARI cadetship scheme contributes to PNG human resource development

Six cadet officers graduated from their two-year cadetship program at NARI HQ in Lae recently.

They were attached to various disciplines at NARI's Momase Regional Centre (Bubia) and Highlands Regional Centre (Aiyura) to develop their research skills and further enhance their work experiences.

Those based at Bubia were Chesly Kobua (rice and grain), Joel Pilon (biotechnology) and Wilfred Wau (crop protection).

RED 2 project to improve farmer livelihoods

Improving the livelihoods of rural communities who depend partly or wholly on agriculture in the highlands region is what a new European Union funded initiative is all about.

EUARD project closes on high note

The European Union funded Agricultural Research and Development project was successfully completed with a final closing workshop at NARI HQ in Lae from February 4-5 2016.

This five-year (2011-2015) regional project was about the 'Generation and adaptation of improved agricultural technologies to mitigate climate change-imposed risks to food production within vulnerable smallholder farming communities in Western Pacific countries (PNG, Solomon Island and Vanuatu)'.

New Australian High Commissioner visits NARI

Agricultural research is one of the fundamental areas the Australian government has supported through the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), says Bruce Davis, the new Australian High Commissioner to PNG.

Kisa technology attracts Markham rice farmers

Travelling long distances to mill rice by Markham rice farmers in the Morobe province will be minimised, thanks to the EU Farm Mechanisation project for introducing Kisar, a manual rice mill.

Rice farmer Doris Awian said a kisar training at Garam village came at a crucial time when rice farmers in Markham have struggled over the years to get their rice to the nearest mill which has been a costly exercise.

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