Department of Agriculture does the following:

  • Promotes policies, strategies and appropriate agricultural technologies necessary to improve agribusiness, agro processing and crop/animal/ fish production
  • Reports on agricultural conditions, seasons and activities within a stipulated time frame
  • Represents the Department on Food and Agriculture Committees of the Region
  • Responsible for efficient management of human, financial and material resources for the implementation of agricultural programmes
  • Organizes agricultural field schools, workshops and seminars to assess farmers’ participation and the level of adoption of new farming technologies and practices
  • Liaises with major stakeholders to improve agricultural services delivery
  • Ensures the development of the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff