The center was established by the University of Duhok decree No. 2144 on the 30th of March, 2011 at the College of Agriculture. The justification of this center is to coordinate and regulate the registration and follow up of the research progress that is carried out at all schools and departments of the College or joint projects with other institutes and to provide the financial support needed.
The center will point out the laboratories that are required for research work, and furnish these laboratories with equipment and chemicals that are needed to promote academic staff and postgraduate students to work at the center with its facilities.
Furthermore, it will supervise the field researches and coordinate with the relevant department and research strategies. The center aims to implement research identified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Agriculture Consultant Bureau and even private sector farmers in Duhok Governorate and Kurdistan Region, with the cooperate local and International relevant institutes.
The areas of research include: