The 15th president, Kim Hong-sang took office.
The 14th president, Kim Chang-gil took office.
KREI relocated to Gwangju-jeonnam Joint Innovative City.
The Center for Rural Welfare Policy Research and Agricultural Policy Evaluation was founded.
The Center for International Agricultural Partnership was founded.
The 13th president, Choi Sei-kyun took office.
The Sejong Situation Room at the Agricultural Outlook Center was created.
The Center for Rural Information & Culture (CRIC) became an independent organization.
The FTA Implementation Support Center opened.
The 12th president, Lee Dong-phil took office.
The Agricultural R&D Promotion Center(ARPC) became an independent organization and renamed as the Korea Institute of Planning and Evaluation for Technology of Food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.
KREI Beijing Office opened
The Center for Rural Information & Culture(CRIC) established as an affiliate
KREI became a research arm of the Prime Minister's Office according to "The Law on the Foundation, Management, and Growth of Government-Financed Research Institutes"
ARPC established as an affiliate
40 Years of Korean Agricultural Policies published
KREI 10th Anniversary
KREI reunion(Yonwoohoi) started
Korea Rural Economic Institute established as a non-profit institution
National Agricultural Research Institute(NARI) restructured to become National Agricultural Economic Research Institute(NAERI) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
NARI established at the Rural Development Agency