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IRAD is a public administrative institution with scientific and technical status, with legal personality and financial autonomy. Created by Presidential Decree N ° 96/050 of March 12, 1996, reorganized by Decree No. 2002/230 of 6 September 2002 and more recently by Decree No. 2019/075 of 19 February 2019, it is under the technical supervision of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MINRESI) and under the financial supervision of the Ministry of Finance (MINFI). Read More

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News from IRAD

Word from the Director General

The Agricultural Research Institute for Development (IRAD) is a public administrative institution of scientific and technical status, with legal personality and financial autonomy. As the secular arm of the Cameroonian state in agricultural development, IRAD is supervised technically by the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation and financially by the Ministry of Finance. As such, it ensures scientific research and the promotion of agricultural development throughout the national territory, often in partnership with other state, regional and international institutions. The identification of the constraints of the sector and the programming of the activities to be carried out take into account the sectoral strategies elaborated by the different ministerial departments involved in the development of the rural sector. Read More

RESEARCH COORDINATIONS

Annual Crops

Perenial Crops

Animal Production And Fisheries

Forest, Soil and Enviroment

Farming Systems, Economics And Rural Sociology

Our fields of intervention

Provision of services

IRAD guarantees the provision of good services.

Provision of services

IRAD guarantees the provision of good services.

Training and support

The development of programs and projects is part of IRAD's

Training and support

The development of programs and projects is part of IRAD's activities.

Production

IRAD supports the production of plants and animals as a

Production

IRAD supports the production of plants and animals as a result of research.

Research and development

Agricultural research is IRAD's main mission, which has several lines

Research and development

Agricultural research is IRAD's main mission, which has several lines of research.

FACILITIES

IRAD has several types of facilities

Operational Facilities

Research centers

Production

Product family

Documentation

IRAD Documentation Center

Stay informed with the activities of IRAD

IRAD leads several important projects and programs across Cameroon

Supervisory Ministry

Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation

Prime Minister

Ministry of Finance

Some statistics

50+

Years of experience

400+

Researchers

500+

Finalised Projects

10000+

Publications