Programs 2015


  • SAARC Agrinews (4 issues)
  • SAARC Journal of Agriculture ( for two issues, 500 copies)
  • SAC Annual Report 2014
  • Statistical Data Book for Agricultural Research in SAARC Countries
  • In-house research and Publication on Thrust Areas of Agriculture in SAARC Countries
  • Food Grain Situation in SAARC Countries
  • Printing of Proceedings of the Seminar(s)/Workshop(s) in the Field of Agriculture and allied disciplines
  • Observance of SAARC Charter Day
  • Capacity Building & Professional Development
  • Programme Building, Monitoring & Backstopping
  • Periodic Services (Current Awareness / SDI Services etc.) (News, Views and Ideas)
  • Acquisition of Information Materials in Agriculture and Allied Fields from SAARC Member Countries and other countries/ organizations
  • ICT Mediated Communication
  • Distribution of Information Materials
  • Reproduction of Information Materials, audiovisual & dubbing/ subtitling
  • Promotional Activities of SAARC Agriculture Centre
  • SAARC Agriculture Outlook (SAARC NRM Outlook)
  • SAARC Agriculture Archive
  • Internship, exchange visit, exposure visit, graduate research


  • Regional Initiation on Improvement of Vegetables and Adaptive Trials in SAARC Countries
  • Review of Improvement of Oilseed and Adaptive Trial in SAARC Countries
  • Review of Improvement of Pulses and Adaptive Trial in SAARC Countries
  • Review of Adaptive Study on Guar in SAARC Countries
  • Review of identification of rice varieties tolerant to abiotic stresses in SAARC Countries
  • Review of the Development and Implementation of the SAARC Pesticide Information Network (SPINet)
  • Use of geo information technology for mapping and land degradation in SAARC countries
  • SAARC Seed Bank: Regional study for assessment of demand & supply of the common varieties – Rice, Wheat, Maize, Pulses & Oilseeds
  • Review –High Yielding Dairy Buffalo Breed Development in SAARC Countries


  • SAARC Adaptive salt (stress) tolerant wheat variety trail
  • Regional training on formulation of bio-pesticide from locally available resources
  • Good Agriculture practices of fruits and vegetables in SAARC member countries
  • Potentials and Prospects of Floriculture Sector to Improve Livelihood of farmers in SAARC countries
  • Regional Training on Molecular Genetic Characterization of Farm Animal Genetic Resources
  • Technological advancement in agro-forestry systems: Strategy for Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies
  • SAARC Regional study on Sericulture scenario – are-emerging industry for poverty alleviation
  • Status and future prospect of organic agriculture for safe food security in SAARC countries


  • SAC-ICRISAT on Reducing poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in dry land tropics in South Asia (Signing of MoU).
  • SAC-IRRI – Collaboration on Rice program.
  • Cooperation of Agreement between SAC-International Finance Cooperation for strengthening SAARC Seed Forum.
  • SAARC Food Bank
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (UNESCP-CAPSA).
  • Chubu University, Nagoya, Japan.
  • International Sericultural Commission (ISC).
  • India Water Foundation (IWF).
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Upcoming Events

* * *
11th Meeting of the Governing Board of SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) has been scheduled to be held during 26– 27 September, 2017 in Dhaka, Banglade...
\r\n Regional Expert Consultation Meeting on Conservation Agriculture in SAARC Member Countries held during 28-30 August 2017 at College of Education, R...


* * *

International Partners

* * *