The Agriculture Department fall under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA)is the lead agency and focal point of the Government of Ghana, responsible for developing and executing policies and strategies for the agriculture sector within the context of a coordinated national socio economic growth and development agenda,
By means of a sector-wide approach, the Department plans and programmes are developed, coordinated and implemented through policy and strategy frameworks. in this regard, Adgric Department facilitated the preparation of the Food and Agriculture Development Policy and the Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investmen Plan (METASIP 2010-15).
Head Of Agriculture
The mission is to promote sustainable agriculture and thriving agribusiness through, research and technology development, effective extension and other support services to farmers, processors and traders for improved livelihood..
The vision of the Department is a modernised agriculture culminating in a structurally transformed district and evident in food security, employment opportunities and reduce poverty.