|More and Better Food - An Egyptian Demonstration Project (BOSTID)|
|Chapter II Research and development resources in food, Agriculture, and nutrition|
|Research and development institutes|
The NRC conducts basic and applied research in natural sciences. It is organized into five programs, one of which is food and agriculture. These programs are funded by several sources. Ten laboratories are currently engaged in food, agriculture, and nutrition research. More than 600 employees, 240 of whom have Ph.D.s, work in these laboratories. Figure 8 is an illustration of these NRC laboratories, their research interest, and their manpower.