Box 7 Twifo Hemang

Department of Agriculture

The Agriculture Department in the District mandated to:

  • Participate in provision of extension services in the areas of natural resources management, and rural infrastructural and small scale irrigation in the district;
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policy for the District Assembly within the framework of national policies;
  • Submit report on the implementation of policies and programmes to the District Assembly;
  • Advise the District Assembly on matters related to agricultural development in the district;
  • Promote extension services to farmers;
  • Assist and participate in on-farm adaptive research;
  • Lead the collection of data for analysis on cost effective farming enterprises;
  • Participate in the education and enforcement of legislation on fisheries;
  • Promote the formation of viable fishermen associations and assist in fish farming;

Promote soil and water conservation measure by the appropriate agricultural technology

District Director of Agriculture