The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) has been established in 1973 with the aim of coordinating systematic agricultural research in the country. It is the apex body of National Agricultural Research System (NARS).
The vision of the BARC is to develop an efficient, effective and sustainable system of agricultural research promoting to increase standard of living, which would be adequate for well being of the people of Bangladesh.
The mission of the BARC is to strengthen and mobilize research capabilities of the institutes of the NARS, universities, private sectors and other stakeholders in partnership in the generation of appropriate technologies and information for the development of agriculture sector.