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The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria dedicates itself to achieving significant improvements in agricultural productivity, marketing and competitiveness by generating appropriate technologies and policy options, promoting innovation, establishing a knowledge management capacity and strengthening the agricultural research system.

National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs)

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN)

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN)

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) was established in Ibadan, Oyo State on 1st December, 1964 as a successor autonomous…

Nigerian Institute for Oil-Palm Research

Nigerian Institute for Oil-Palm Research

Research into the genetic improvement, production and processing of oil palm, raphia date, coconut and ornamental palms…

Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria (RRIN)

Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria (RRIN)

Research into the genetic improvement, production and processing of rubber and other latex producing plants…

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI)

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI)

The first panzootic of Rinderpest in West Africa which occurred between 1885 and 1890, led to the deaths of over…

Nig. Institute for Oceanography & Marine Research (NIOMR)

Nig. Institute for Oceanography & Marine Research (NIOMR)

The Nigerian institute for oceanography & marine research (NIOMR) was established in November 1975 by the research institutes establishment order…

National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT)

National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT)

he National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan started as The National Fruit and vegetable Research and Development Centre (NFVRDC) with…

Lake Chad Research Institute

Lake Chad Research Institute

Lake Chad Research Institute (LCRI) was established by the Research Institutes (establishment Act) Order, 1975. However, the Institutes actual physical…

Nat. Inst. for Fresh-Water Fisheries Research (NFFR)

Nat. Inst. for Fresh-Water Fisheries Research (NFFR)

The National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, New Bussa, formerly known as Kainji Lake Research Project, was set up in…

Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI)

Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI)

Nigerian Stored Products Research Institutes (NSPRI) was established in 1954 to conduct research in all aspects of post harvest handling…

National Cereal Research Institute (NCRI)

National Cereal Research Institute (NCRI)

The National Cereals Research Institute is the oldest Research Institute in the Country. It was originally founded by the Lagos…

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