Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has effected a cabinet reshuffle. The comprehensive rejig of senior personnel includes the swapping of commissioners, the nomination of new commissioners, the appointment of new permanent secretaries and some retirements.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry was founded in 1980 and is saddled with the responsibility of providing policy direction for the Government. It also provides oversight function of its implementing agencies (there are two of them at the moment)....
Who we are
Mission: To adequately equip our people with best in class Agricultural knowledge in a bid to empowering them to power the economy of Kaduna State
Liberalize foundation seed policy to allow private sector to commercialize seeds Eliminate government distribution of fertilizers and replace with private sector distribution Move away from a flat fertilizer price subsidy to targeted support to small holder farmers Incentives to engage
Policies and legislation for transformation and also Key policies for success by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The following policies below are highlighted: Fiscal Policies Domestic Content for Food (Enabling Legislations) Industrial Policies Financial Service Policies Agricultural Policies Fiscal
What we do
Execute an agricultural transformation agenda Focus on agriculture as a business Utilize the transformation of the agricultural sector to create jobs, create wealth and ensure food security Focus on value chains where Nigeria has comparative advantage Develop strategicRead more
Departments Engineering Services (Agriculture Engineering and Irrigation Services), Agricultural Services (Horticulture, Produce, Fisheries e.t.c), Veterinary & Livestock Services (Veterinary Public Health, Clinical Services and Livestock), Cooperative and Admin & Finance. Outstations 5 outstations of the Ministry Departments (Irrigation and AgricultureRead more