Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The agriculture sector plays an integral role in the economic development of the State. Bauchi is widely known for its agriculture industry.

With the present administration effort and commitment, by the year 2020, Agriculture in Bauchi State would have been Restored, Transformed and Repositioned as the foremost industry that positively drives the State Economy, provides food security and a sustainable platform for wealth creation for the people.

Vision
• By the year 2020, Agriculture in Bauchi State would have been Restored, Transformed and Repositioned as the foremost industry that positively drives the State Economy, provides food security and a sustainable platform for wealth creation for the people.

Mission

• To provide food security and wealth for the people by creating an enabling environment that ensures the empowerment of all Stakeholders with modern Agric information and technologies for maximum effectiveness and efficiency Agriculture.

• To raise agricultural production from subsistence level to commercial level, through the application of modern technologies, taking cognizance of small holders with the participation of private sector.

• To strengthen and improve rural institutions, i.e. Farm Estates, Co-operatives, Unions Associations e.t.c. with a view to accelerating the tempo of Agricultural development.

• To mobilize the Youth for mass production by providing rural infrastructure – Farm Estates, Roads, Water, Electricity, Recreation Facilities e.t.c. that could engender their interest in Agriculture and Youth Agricultural Empowerment Programmes.

• Carry out GIS mapping to identify the agricultural potentials of the various communities in the State, so that it will be easy to know what type of crop can be encouraged through expansive farming in a particular area.
Alhaji Mohammed Ghali Abdullahi