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Agriculture

The Department Of Agriculture

VISION STATEMENT

To be committed, focused and proactive institution that provides quality agricultural goods and services which assures food and nutrition security, increased incomes and contribute to poverty reduction

MISSION STATEMENT

To facilitate and support the development of a sustainable and viable agricultural sector in order to ensure food security and income generation at household and national levels and maximize the sector contributions to gross domestic product

SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

  • Agricultural extension services to both field staff and farmers in order to ensure sustainable agriculture production and productivity for the improvement of food security at household and national level
  • Promotion of development and utilization of appropriate agricultural practices in order to improve and sustain the natural resource base
  • Provision of food and nutrition advisory services in order to ensure food and nutrition security in the farming community and general public.
  • Promotion of farm management skills and preparation of farm budget plans for client farmers in order to promote improved farm management.
  • Timely development and implementation of extension training programs in order to impart knowledge and skills to farmers
  • Promotion of increased private sector participation in marketing through improving the productivity and market share of the informal/organized marketing sector

 

NGO & COLLABORATING PARTNERS AND PROJECTS

 

NAME OF ORGANISATION AREA OF COLLABORATION DURATION REMARKS
SAPP/E-SAPP Provision of matching grants to farmers.

 

2018 to 2021 Enhanced –Small Agribusiness Promotion Programme – A Programme aimed at promoting market-oriented agriculture to help small holder farmers connect to the value chain systems of their commodities. Supporting small enterprises in the district. For SAPP   K749,000 allocated to 3 enterprises

Only part of the funding was released to the projects

Zambia –Marumori project Provides seed for high value vegetables to farmers. Also provides trainings in product utilization to enhance Nutrition. On- going Has supported the all camps with legume seed and also provided seed for high value vegetables in Mungu, chikupi, Lukolongo and Chipapa and also offered human resource support by training two officers in Japan

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Ministry of Agriculture

Plot Z26 Luangwa Drive

  1. P.O Box. 370189, Kafue

 

Mr. Bvunzayi Rutsito

District Agricultural Coordinator

Cell Number: +260966-435992\

E mail: bvrutsito@gmail.com

 

Mrs. Monica Mulenga

Senior Agricultural Officer

Cell Number: +260977-480132

E mail: monicamulenga01@yahoo.com