Agriculture Department

The Agriculture Department in the Metropolitan shall:


1. Participate in provision of extension services in the areas of natural resources management, and rural infrastructural and small scale irrigation in the Metro;


2. Assist in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policy for the Metro. Assembly within the framework of national policies;


3. Submit report on the implementation of policies and programmes to the Metropolitan Assembly;


4. Advise the Metro. Assembly on matters related to agricultural development in the Metro.;


5. Promote extension services to farmers;


6. Assist and participate in on-farm adaptive research;


7. Lead the collection of data for analysis on cost effective farming enterprises;