Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute
Type Organization
Established 1976[1]
Location Joydebpur,[1] Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nickname BARI

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of agriculture, that conducts research on all crops except rice, jute, sugarcane, and tea for which there are separate institutes. The central research station of the institute is at Joydebpur about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Dhaka.

The research compound of the central station is spread over 176 hectares of land of which 126 hectares are experiment fields. The institute has established six regional research stations in six regions of Bangladesh to develop new technologies. These research stations are located at Ishurdi, Jamalpur, Jessore, Hathazari, Rahmatpur, and Akbarpur. It also has 28 research stations including three hill research stations (Khagrachari, Ramgarh and Raikhali). Besides these, BARI has seven crop research centers, four of which are at the central research station at Joydebpur.[2]

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Coordinates: 24°22′09″N 88°39′42″E / 24.369122°N 88.661750°E / 24.369122; 88.661750