Generation of new income by applying rural resources and maintaining a healthy agricultural ecosystem
- Discovery and exploration of the values of agricultural resources and development of the techniques of utilizing these resources
- Environment-friendly management of soil resources and development of integrated techniques for agricultural environment
- Development of the national policy for the future with international regulation considerations such as in climate
change, water deficiency, bio-energy, and others.
- Management techniques of the national resources such as developing rural resources, and managing environment for sustainable agriculture development.
Crop protection and technical development on practical use of biological resources
- Strengthening of research on useful insects and applying research for developing new industrial value
- Searching and establishing local biological resources as complementary measure for international species
- Increase in farm income through industrialization of useful agricultural biotic resources
Development of production techniques for safe agricultural products
- Prompt diagnosis of hazadous substances in agricultural products and establishment of scientific organic farming techniques
- Setting up of management standard for hazardous substances consistent with global standard and preparation of
its reduction method
- In accordance with the harmonized global standard to secure safety of agricultural products
Automation(robotics) of farm production and development of post-harvest technologies
- Development of automation(robotics) to reduce production and labor costs
- Development of energy-saving technologies and techniques to prevent disasters affecting stable production of
crop and animal products
- Increasing agro-industry productivity, stability and competitiveness through product diversification and value- adding
Securing fundamental techniques and practical use in agricultural biotechnology
- Development of new crops through diversity conservation of genetic resources and massive inherent genes
- Proper management of GM crops and construction of safety system
- Securing global competition in agricultural biotechnology and creation of new growth power in the future
Development of commercialization techniques for globalization of agricultural and korean foods
- Development of value-adding techniques for enhancement of agricultural and Korean foods, specifically traditional fermented foods.
- Establishment of stable consumption basis of agricultural food & development of techniques for promotion of
Korean-type food culture.
- Commercialization of Korean and processed foods, as Northeast Asia Agricultural Food R &D Hub organization takes-off through development of material science techniques for agricultural food resources.
Management and use of national agricultural genetic resources
- Securing the diversity and safety preservation of agricultural genetic resources.
- Improvement of the resource utilization through characteristics evaluation of resources.
- Establishment of national total management system for agricultural genetic resources