Niger State Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Minna-Paiko Road, Minna Niger State
Mon-Fri: 08:00 - 16:00

AGRICULTURAL SECTOR STRUCTURE

The Agricultural sector has Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development; and Livestock and Fisheries.The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development comprises of six departments and five Agencies/projects from where the activities of the Ministry are implemented.

THE DEPARTMENTS INCLUDE

i. Administration.
ii. Planning, Research and Statistics
iii. Agricultural Services and Linkages.
iv. Produce and Pest Control
v. Engineering and Irrigation Services
vi. Rural Development

THE AGENCIES/PROJECTS INCLUDE

  1. The Niger State Agricultural and Mechanization Development Authority (NAMDA).

  2. Fadama III + Additional Financing Project

  3. Rural Access and Mobility Project II (RAMPII)

  4. Value Chain Development Project (VCDP)

  5. Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme. (ATASPS I)

 

Similarly, the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development comprises of seven departments and one Agency –The Niger State Livestock and Fishery Institute (NSLFI).

THE DEPARTMENTS INCLUDE

  1. Veterinary Services

  2. Animal Production

  3. Grazing Reserves and Range Management

  4. Public Health and Epidemiology

  5. Fisheries

  6. Planning Research and Statistics

  7. Administration

millet farm, tubers of yam, ram, cat fish (top left to bottom right)
peeled melon and unpeeled melon

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