NARC is the principle agricultural research institution on the national level. It consists of a main headquarter in Al-Balqaa – Ain Al- Basha and 8 regional centers located in Dair Alla, Ramtha, Mafraq, Mshaggar, Rabba, Tafilleh, Wadi Araba and Shobbak, 13 research stations representing different agro-ecological conditionsand 20 scientific and service labs throughout Jordan. NARC is a governmental institution, which works under the umbrella of Ministry of Agriculture. It receives its core funding from the government. Other direct funds are obtained from national and international donors to finance the implementation of proposed research projects. NARC Vision: A distinguished center in Agricultural Research, for the optimal use of available resources geared to achieve a sustainable agricultural growth. NARC Goals: i)adopt the latest research findings from local and other sources for the purpose of improving agriculturalproduction, ii) conservation, preservation, and sustainable use of natural resources, iii) achieve and maintain food sufficiency, iv) maintain ecological balance through sustainable use of available resources without jeopardizing environmental status.