Directorate of Crop Resources

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The Directorate of Crop Resources is one of the Directorates in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries and was instituted to handle the crop sub-sector.

Objective of the Directorate

To support sustainable, market-oriented crop production, pest and disease control, quality and safety of plants and plant products; for improved food security and household income.

Key Functions

  • Provide technical guidance for formulation, review and implementation of policies, legislation, standards, plans and strategies in the areas of crop production and marketing, crop protection and on quality and safety of plants/plant products
  • Coordinate the monitoring, inspection, evaluation and harmonization of national programs and projects in the sub sector
  • Advocate and mobilize resources for the sub sector
  • Provide technical guidance for human and institutional capacity enhancement for delivery of services in the sub sector
  • Develop and promote collaborative mechanisms nationally, regionally and internationally on issues pertaining to the sub sector
  • Provide guidance on the generation, dissemination and application of appropriate technologies and the provision of advisory services for the development of value chains in the sub sector.

Key Outputs

  • Technical guidance for formulation, review and implementation of policies, legislation, standards, plans and strategies in the areas of crop production and marketing, crop protection and on quality and safety of plants and plant products provided
  • Monitoring, inspection, evaluation and harmonization of national programs and projects in the sub sector coordinated
  • Resources for the sub sector advocated for and mobilized
  • Technical guidance for human and institutional capacity enhancement for delivery of services in the sub sector provided
  • Collaborative mechanisms nationally, regionally and internationally on issues pertaining to the sub sector developed and promoted
  • Guidance on the generation, dissemination and application of appropriate technologies and the provision of advisory services for the development of value chains in the sub sector provided.

Departments in the Directorate of Crop Resources