Policies of Federal Department of Agriculture

The Policies of the Department is as follows:

  • Policies formulation for the development of the Crops Sub-sector

  • Provide advice on matters affecting agricultural development in the country.

  • Identifying, designing and implementing programmes and projects in collaboration with the states and LGAs.

  • Promoting and strengthening the value chains for Trees, Arable and Horticultural crops.

  • Promoting the use of Agricultural technology in line with the best practices to advance agricultural development

  • Promoting agricultural Mechanization, Farm Power utilization and small scale effective water utilization (irrigation) in agricultural practices.

  • Developing and promoting improved Storage handling, Agro-Processing and other Technologies for Post-Harvest food Loss prevention.

  • Promoting Home Economics, Nutrition, Gender mainstreaming and women related programmes in Agriculture.