Principal Secretary:

DR. RICHARD L. LESIYAMPE, C.B.S.

FUNCTIONS

  • National agricultural policy and management
  • National food policy
  • Agricultural crops development, regulation and promotion
  • Agriculture financing
  • Phytosanitary services and international standards compliance
  • Agricultural farmers training
  • Agricultural training colleges
  • Agricultural land resources inventory and management
  • Agricultural mechanization policy management
  • Policy on land consolidation for agricultural benefit
  • Agricultural insurance policy
  • Agricultural extension
  • Services standards
  • Capacity building policy for agricultural staff.
  • Overall policy for exploitation of agro-based maritime resources
  • Policy on development of fishing ports and associated infrastructure.
  • Capacity building for sustainable exploitation of agro-based maritime resources.
  • Protection of aquatic ecosystems.
  • Promotion of kenya as a centre for aquaculture.