About Agric Extension

Mandate

The mandate of the Department is as follows:

  • Provide a pragmatic, effective and efficient demand-driven extension service to all categories of farmers including youths and women, to optimally use resources to promote sustainable agricultural and socio-economic development of the country;
  • Provide channels for service and information delivery to all stakeholders in the commodity value chains including partners and agencies within the national agricultural extension system;
  • Motivate and support farmers in adopting improved production technologies (crops, livestock and fisheries) to increase farmer’s productivity and meet national consumption requirements as well as promote export and minimize import of major agricultural products;

Facilitate and promote gender mainstreaming, women and youth employment.

Structure

The mandate of the Department is as follows:

  • Provide a pragmatic, effective and efficient demand-driven extension service to all categories of farmers including youths and women, to optimally use resources to promote sustainable agricultural and socio-economic development of the country;
  • Provide channels for service and information delivery to all stakeholders in the commodity value chains including partners and agencies within the national agricultural extension system;
  • Motivate and support farmers in adopting improved production technologies (crops, livestock and fisheries) to increase farmer’s productivity and meet national consumption requirements as well as promote export and minimize import of major agricultural products;

Facilitate and promote gender mainstreaming, women and youth employment.