NIFA Introduction

NIFA, one of the four agricultural research institutes of Pakistan atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), was established in 1982.  The institute works for the enhancement of crop production and protection, soil fertility, water management and conservation and value addition of food resources, employing nuclear and other contemporary techniques.

Quality Policy Of NIFA
We are fully committed to:  

  • Achieve food security and ensure food safety through research and development (R&D) by nuclear and other advanced techniques in the areas of Food and Agriculture.
  • Develop skilled and dedicated human resource, and continually improve our processes to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Fulfill all the statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to our services.

Plant Breeding and Genetics
division of NIFA has released a total of 26 varieties including wheat, oil seed brassica, chickpea, mungbean and common bean. These varieties are very popular amongst the farmers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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NIFA is serving as the main reference lab for fortifying wheat flour with iron.
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Consultancy services are available at our Plant Protection division for termite control in buildings as well crops.  
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NIFA offers oil quality analysis through the use of NIRS. Click Here for more Details.