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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

email: agric@banda-da.gov.gh

Mobirise
MR. AVAH PAUL KOFI
(AG. AGRIC DIRECTOR)

The Agricultural Department provides leadership for the development of agriculture and sustainability of the agro-environment in the Service.

The department promotes policies, strategies and appropriate agricultural technologies necessary to improve agribusiness, agro processing and crop/animal/ fish production.

The Agricultural Department provides leadership for the development of agriculture and sustainability of the agro-environment in the Service.

The department promotes policies, strategies and appropriate agricultural technologies necessary to improve agribusiness, agro processing and crop/animal/ fish production.

The Agriculture Department in the District:  

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

2. Assists in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policy for the assembly within the framework of national policies;

3. Submits report on the implementation of policies and programmes to the district assembly;

4. Advises the district assembly on matters related to agricultural development in the district;

5. Promotes extension services to farmers;

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

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

8. Participates in the education and enforcement of legislation on fisheries;

9. Promotes the formation of viable fishermen associations and assist in fish farming;

10.Promotes soil and water conservation measures by the appropriate agricultural technology;

11. Disseminates and adopt improved soil and water conservation methods;

12. Promotes agro-forestry development to reduce the incidence of bush fires;

13. Promotes an effective and integrated water management;

14. Assist and facilitate sustained pasture and forage production and act as out grower to farmers;

15. Assists development of animal health services infrastructure;

16. Facilitates the development, operation and maintenance of livestock water supplies;

17. Assists in developing forage production, ranges and farmlands;

18. Encourage improvement in livestock breeds;

19. Assists in developing early warning systems on animals diseases;

20. Facilitates and encourage vaccination and immunization of livestock and control of animal diseases;

21. Advises and encourage crop development through nursery propagation;

22. Assists in the development, rehabilitation and maintenance of small scale irrigation schemes;

23. Facilitate the assessment of the economic, financial and environmental viability oF providing canals;

24. Assists the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of fish landing sites and;

25. Promotes investment in agriculture by assisting to identify and prepare pre feasibility reports;


Mobirise
Address

BC-OO12-7563
P.O.BOX 3
BANDA-AHENKRO 
BONO REGION 
GHANA

Contacts

Email: info@banda-da.gov.gh 
Phone: (+233) 243-186-657