Promising Research Center in Biological Control and Agricultural Information in Qassim University has been established by support and funding from the Ministry of Higher Education on 24 March 1432, ( 27 February 2011 ) with a budget of ten million riyals for three years. The establishment of this center is in response to the need to conserve natural resources and protect them from depletion and pollution and promote sustainable development that meets the needs of the human in the present and the future.
The center includes three research units: biological control unit, unit of agricultural environmental pollution, and unit of agricultural information. The center seeks to provide a stimulating environment to accomplish quality and innovative studies and promote scientific and technical skills of researchers and practitioners in the field of biological control agricultural and environmental pollution, and to establish a database of the studies and research in these areas. This precious requirement would be achieved through the formation of research groups which are eligible and able to scientific and research cooperation and then access to scientific and practical solutions to the problems and obstacles that guided the agricultural environment and innovative techniques to maintain the integrity of the environment and contribute to the promotion of sustainable development.