Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development
Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development (ICABIOGRAD) is located in Bogor, Indonesia. ICABIOGRAD is one of the institutions under coordination of Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia. ICOBIOGRAD has a vision of becoming a center of excellence in research and development of biotechnology and agricultural genetic resources capable of supporting sustainable food security and highly competitive agribusiness. Research programs in ICABIOGRAD are designed and formulated to tackle major agricultural problems which are difficult or impossible to solve using conventional methods.
The mission of ICABIOGRAD is to:
- Increase the number of high-quality human resources in the field of biotechnology and agricultural genetic resources.
- Manage and harness agricultural genetic resources to support research in the field of biotechnology and plant improvement.
- Develop a strong research program on genetic improvement of plants and microbes, and components of cultivation technology through biotechnological approaches as a means to increase the competitiveness of technology and products.
- Contribute through the growth of national agricultural development by expanding and disseminating relevant technology to improve the competitiveness of Indonesian agricultural products in national and global marketplace.