Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad, is the premier institute generating agricultural technology which is acting as an engine of growth of economy of Pakistan. It was originated in 1962 after the bifurcation of research and education working under the former Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute Lyallpur. Being one of the prestigious research organizations of the country, its mission is to develop new verities of crops, technologies for food safety and sustainable generation of exportable surplus for economic safeguard, value addition, conservation of natural resources and introduction of new plants. This research institute was the beacon to the green revolution in the country in late sixties and since then consistently is playing a key role in meeting the post green revolution productivity challenges and ensuring national food security.
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute mission is to evolve new varieties and to develop the technology for food safety, food security and sustainable generation of exportable surplus, value addition and conservation of natural resources.