The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development regulates agricultural research, agriculture and natural resources, forestry and veterinary research all over Nigeria.

The mandate of the Ministry is to be a significant net provider of food to the global community, through the promotion of Agricultural Development and Management of National Resources in a value-chain approach to achieve sustainable food security, enhance farm income and reduce poverty.

HQ location

1 Capital Drive,
Area 11, FCDA
Garki – Abuja

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NEPC / Partner highlights

  • Capacity building workshop on fish/animal production for export
  • Partnership with NEPC to host ApiExpo2018 – a Bee Trade show to promote African bee products in the international market and the growth and supply of quality bee products from Africa
  • Member, Inter-Ministerial Committee on Food Rejects of Nigerian products – The Committee is to ensure consistent and stringent management of all exportable products
  • Partnership on the STDF 172 on Shea butter and Sesame Seed – the project goal was to achieve quality control and food safety of these commodities