Sunday, February 1, 2015

About The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Nigeria.

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), is a Ministry of the Nigerian government that regulates agricultural research, agriculture and natural resources, forestry and veterinary research all over Nigeria.

Established in 1966, the Ministry has the responsibility of optimizing agriculture and integrating rural development for the transformation of the Nigerian economy, with a view to attaining food security and positioning Nigeria as a net food exporter for socio-economic development.

The mandate of the Ministry is to be a significant net provider of food to the global community, through the promotion of Agricultural Development and Management of National Resources in a value-chain approach to achieve sustainable food security, enhance farm income and reduce poverty.

You can find out more about the ministry’s principal officers, the research carried out by the different departments and the ministry's goals and programmes on the following pages Source: FMARD

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