Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development
PMB 135,Area 11, Garki, Abuja – Nigeria.
Telephone +234 9 5237112Fax +234 9 5233644
Hon. Sabo Nanono
Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development is a ministry of the Nigerian Government that regulates Agricultural Research, Agriculture and National Resources, Forestry and Veterinary Research throughout Nigeria. The ministry is responsible for various parastatals. It supervises and provides funding for research institutes such as the National Root Crops Research Institute and Colleges of Agriculture and Forestry.
To promote Agricultural Development and Management of National Resources through Agricultural value-chain approach, to achieve sustainable food security and production of agricultural raw materials to meet the needs of the expanding industrial sector.
To ensure sustainable access, availability and affordability of quality food to all Nigerians and to be a significant net provider of food to the global community.
Agencies under the the Federal Ministry of Agriculture
National Quarantine Services
Office of the Permanent representative to FAO
National Agricultural Seed Council
Strategy Grain Reserve
National Agricultural Seeds Agency
Fresh Water Station – Brakish Water Station
National Programme on Agriculture and Food Security