PRODUCTION AND MARKETING
SECTORS IN THE DEPARTMENT
1. Agricultural services
2. Veterinary services
3. and Vermin control
MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT
Mandated by The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda Article 176 (2) and The Local Government Act 1997 Sections 96 and 97, the district local government through the department of production and marketing is responsible for; Increasing agricultural production and productivity that will culminate into increased household incomes and improved livelihoods of the farming communities through the performance of its devolved and delegated function and coordination with MAAIF.
Implementation of the NRM Manifesto where wealth creation is the key focus,
• Agro-processing and value addition
• Zoning strategy; our focus is in the following value chains 1. Pineapple 2. Passion fruit 3. Dairy 4. Poultry 5. Piggery 6. Fish 7. Maize 8. Cassava 9. Beans 10. Soya beans
Strategic objectives for production department
* To boost house hold income and ensure food security through increased and sustained production and productivity of major crops and animals
* The sector mandate to train and advise farmers and other clients on improved production technologies and skills
Sector Vision and Mision
To have a self sustaining and supportive population in food and house hold income.
To improve household incomes, food security and proper utilization of natural resources for sustainable social economic development through coordination delivery of services.