Seed Certification Service

Introducing bar code system for seed label.

GPS mapping system for mother plant.

Cold room facilities for all Seed testing laboratories.

Introduction of molecular detection methods for seed health testing.

Plant Protection Service

Development and promotion of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for rice, vegetables, fruits and other field crops.

Coordination and technical assistance for Permanent Crop Clinic Program.

Data management, surveillance and forecasting in relation with important plant pest problems.

Bio control of invasive aquatic weeds.

National Plant Quarantine Service

Establishment of an exporter registration system.

Evaluation and simplifying phytosanitary regulatory process.

Development of taxonomic keys to identify pests of quarantine significance.

Establishment of green house facility at the NPQS to maintain Horticultural imports.

Maintaining efficient international relations and continue good trade relationships.

Establishing an Incinerator, Developing a DNA barcode library to support and facilitate taxonomic identification of species based on molecular datas.

Plant Genetic Resource Center

Exploration for GIS mapping of Plant Genetic Resources

Upgrade the tissue Culture laboratory

Converting Biotechnology Division into a center of excellence in molecular research in Department of Agriculture

Office of Registrar Pesticide

Laboratory empowerment for service-oriented functions

Legal empowerment - New laws/regulations, Act amendment