Production & Marketing

Headed by the District Production Officer

Vision: Poverty eradication through a profitable, competitive, sustainable and dynamic agricultural and agro industrial sector

Mission: Transforming the subsistence Agricultural sector to a commercial and self-sustaining sector

Objectives

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Promote delivery of quality agricultural extension services, use of proven planting materials/high value crops, ensure improved household incomes and effective disease / pest management and control

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To control tsetse fly infestations in order to protect humans and livestock from trypanosomiasis disease

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To promote and develop apiculture an income generating activity for households

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To ensure effective service delivery through engagement in commercially viable enterprises

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To promote livestock productivity through use of sustainable livestock production practices and effective disease control

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To promote tourist opportunities, conserve and manage the wildlife and protect crops and man against vermin and injurious animals

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To ensure sustainable and proper exploitation of the fishery resource, propagate fish farming and reduce post-harvest loss

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To maintain the standards for export in the lake and at the landing site

Key Activities

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Agricultural Services

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Agricultural Mechanization

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Veterinary Services

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Fisheries

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Entomology

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Commercial Service

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Game & Tourism

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Operation Wealth Creation / NAADS