Macroprograms are mechanisms of organization and induction of the projects portfolios by theme, aiming to ensure techical and scientific quality and the strategic merit of programming.

Macroprogram 1

Great national challenges:  aims at managing a portfolio of high, disciplinary and multi-institutional scientific projects; addressing strategic research, requiring for its execution complex institutional arrays or large networks and resource intensive application.

Macroprogram 2

Competitiveness and Sustainability: aims at managing a portfolio of projects in R&D concerning research of applied nature, strategic or possibly basic, thematic or interdisciplinary nature, requiring for its execution organizing networks and interactive teams.

Macroprogram 3

Incremental Technological Development: aims to manage a portfolio of projects created to support the continuous technological improvement of agribusiness and related activities, attending to their demands and needs for short and medium term, executed through simple arrays and little resource intensive application. Prioritizes support for final projects that enable a realization of impact in the survey teams of the company and its partners.

Macroprogram 4

Technology Transfer and Business Communication: aims at managing a portfolio of Technology Transfer projects and Business Communication ones to develop the integration between R&D activity and the market, and to enhance the relationship of Embrapa with its publics of interest and society.

Macroprogram 5

Institutional Development: is engaged in the management of institutional development projects that seek to increase organizational effectiveness, development and full utilization of the potential talents of the Enterprise.

Macroprogram 6

Support to Development of Family Farming and to Rural Sustainability: aims at managing a portfolio of projects aimed to support the sustainable development of initiatives of family farming and traditional communities in order to add value and, most importantly, with a territorial approach, promoting the convergence of multi-institutional and interdisciplinary efforts.