The SEPC functions as a major advisory body, supporting the DOA and the Ministry of Agriculture Development and Agrarian Services, in formulating agricultural policies and planning, conducting socio economic research and agricultural policy analysis. The SEPC maintains a statistical unit to compile agricultural statistics and information. The centre coordinates the activities of the local and foreign funded projects of the DOA as well.

1. Socioeconomic Research
2. Project Management
3. Crop forcasting
4. Cost of cultivation Surveys
5. Agriculture economic data management
6. International trade and International Relations