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

MANDATE OF THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

The specific mandates of the sector are:

  • To reduce poverty, curb youth unemployment Food and Raw material production for the people of Niger State.

  • Generation of employment in Agricultural sector for farmers, youths, women and retired public and private workers.

  • Facilitate Rural Development

  • Promote development of Agro allied industries in Niger State

  • Promote on-Farm Research and Development in Agriculture

  • Providing all necessary support for timely accessibility of agro-inputs at affordable costs.

  • Market development to ensure accessibility and good price for the farmers in Niger State.

  • Promote value chain development

  • Liaising with Federal establishments and other stakeholders on general agricultural development issues.

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