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)

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