The NATP is a multi-agency project. The project comprises four components. These are: (a) Agricultural Research Support, (b) Agricultural Extension Support, (c) Supply Chains Development and (d) Project Management and Coordination. The scope of NATP covers research, extension and supply chain development in all sub-sectors of agriculture (crops, fisheries and livestock).
The Research component comprises three sub components: i) Competitive Grants Program (CGP) ii) Sponsored Public Goods Research (SPGR) and iii) Enhancement of Research Institutional Efficiency (ERIE). The CGP is executed by Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF) and SPGR & ERIE is executed by BARC.