NIABI is a national Initiative funded by the World Bank to groom, help, train and offer incubation services. NIABI is an initiative by The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) formed by ABI-ICRISAT.

NIABI builds synergy nationally through its Business Planning and Development Centres (BPDs) across India, and facilitates commercialization of innovative agro-technologies through agri-business development to benefit the farmers. commercialization of innovative agro-technologies through agri-business development to benefit the farmers.