The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development is a ministry of the Nigerian Government that regulates Agricultural Research, Agriculture and National Resources, Forestry and Veterinary Research throughout Nigeria. The ministry is responsible for various parastatals. It supervises and provides funding for research institutes such as the National Root Crops Research Institute and Colleges of Agriculture and Forestry.
Our Vision: Grow Nigeria’s agricultural sector What we have started doing!
- Execute an agricultural transformation agenda to support Mr. Presidents 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
- State and Local Governments
- Inter-ministerial collaboration
- Private sector
- Farmer groups and civil society
- Sharp focus on youth and women