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Organisation Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Nigeria (FMARD)
Country Nigeria
Last update : 05/11/2015
Address Area 11, Garki, Abuja , Abuja  
Website www.fmard.gov.ng/ 
Email fmard@fmard.gov.ng
Mandate Public admin./legislation/ Policy develo
Scope 3. National
Type (Semi)-Governmental
Summary The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) regulates agricultural research, agriculture and natural resources, forestry and veterinary research all over Nigeria.
Description  The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), is a Ministry of the Nigerian government that regulates agricultural research, agriculture and natural resources, forestry and veterinary research all over Nigeria.

Established in 1966, the Ministry has the responsibility of optimizing agriculture and integrating rural development for the transformation of the Nigerian economy, with a view to attaining food security and positioning Nigeria as a net food exporter for socio-economic development.

Primarily funded by the Federal Government, the Ministry currently superintends almost fifty parastatals operating as either key departments or agencies across the country.

The Ministry has 2 major departments:

-Technical Departments: Agriculture (Trees and Crops), Fisheries, Livestock, Land Resources, Fertilizer, Food Reserve & Storage and Rural Development.

- Service Departments: Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, PPAS (Plan, Policy, Analysis & Statistics) and Co-operatives
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 150 Government and civil society
311 Agriculture
313 Fishery
43040 Rural Development
430xx Climate Change Adaptation
1.2 Institutional dimension Policy Development
1.3 Natural dimension Genetic Resources
Land/Soils
Water
1.4 Target group(s) 2. SMEs/Private sector
5. Decision makers/Policymakers
6. General public/Opinion makers
2.1 Production System 1. Mono-culture
2. Mixed cropping system
3. Crop- Livestock system
4. Tree- Crop system (agro-forestry)
5. Pastoral system
6. Livestock system
7. Shifting cultivation
Irrigated system
Rainfed system
2.2 Production Chain 1. Input Supply & Use
2. Production & Management
3. Pest & Disease Control
4. Harvesting
5. Storage
6. Processing
7. Marketing
8. Quality Control
9. Consumption/Product Use
2.3 Commodity group Fishery products
Food crops
Forages
Forest Products
Livestock
2.5a Agro-Ecology: Thermal zone 1: Tropical
2.5c Agro-Ecology: Moisture zone 3. Humid
Organisation hiërarchie (subunits)
Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Nigeria
FMARD-C01/Office of the Honourable Minister
FMARD-C02/Office of Hon.Min.of State
FMARD-C03/Office of the Permanent Secretary
FMARD-C04/Department of Human Resources
FMARD-C05 /Department of Finance and Accounts
FMARD-C06/Department of General Service
FMARD-C07/Procurement Department
FMARD-C08/Department of Planning and Policy Coordination
FMARD-C09/Department Reform Coordination and Service Improvement
FMARD-C10/Special Duties
FMARD-T01/Department of Agribusiness and Market Development
FMARD-T02/Department Of Agricultural Land and Climate Change Management Services
FMARD-T03/Department of Animal Production and Husbandry Services
FMARD-T04/Federal Department of Agricultural Extension Services
FMARD-T05/Federal Department of Cooperatives
FDC/Federal Cooperative College, Ibadan
FDC/Federal Cooperative College, Kaduna
FDC/Federal Cooperative College, Oji-River
FMARD-T06/Department of Farm Input Support Service
FMARD-T07/Federal Department of Agriculture
FDA/Cassava Value Chain
FDA/Cotton Value Chain
FDA/Groundnut Value Chain
FDA/Horticulture Value Chain
FDA/Maize Value Chain
FDA/Oil-Palm Value Chain
FDA/Potato Value Chain
FDA/Rice Value Chain
FDA/Shea Value Chain
FDA/SORGHUM&MILLET VALUE CHAIN
FDA/Soybean Value Chain
FDA/Sugarcane Value Chain
FMARD-T08/Federal Department of Fisheries & Aquacultur
FMARD-T09/Food and Strategic Reserve Department
FMARD-T10/Department of Rural Development
FMARD-T11/Federal Department of Veterinary & Pest Control Services
FMARD-xSA01-Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
ARCN-Research Institutes
ARCN/Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria
ARCN/Institute for Agricultural Research
ARCN/Institute of Agricultural Research and Training
ARCN/Lake Chad Research Institute
ARCN/National Agricultural Extension & Research Liaison Service
ARCN/National Animal Production Research Institute
ARCN/National Cereals Research Institute
ARCN/National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research
ARCN/National Institute for Holticultural Research
ARCN/National Root Crops Research Insitute
ARCN/National Veterinary Research Insitute
ARCN/Nigeria Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research
ARCN/Nigeria Institute for Oil Palm Research
ARCN/Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria
Nigerian Stored Products Reseach Institute
FMARD-xSA02/Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service
Relation Organisation Country
Member of Network organisation details Nigeria Agricultural Information Nigeria
Role Activity ID Activity Country
Lead project details P072644 project details RURAL ACCESS MOBILITY PROJECT (RAMP) Nigeria
Collaborator project details EB 2001/72/R.29 project details Community Based Natural Resource Management Programme (CBNRMP) Nigeria
Lead project details  project details National Programme for Food Security (NPFS) Nigeria
Lead project details  project details IFAD-Assisted Rural Finance Institutions Building Project (RUFIN): Nigeria
Lead project details P130788 project details Third National FADAMA Development Project (FADAMA-III) - Additional funding Nigeria
Lead project details P-NG-AAB-003 project details ATASP-1 program to support ATA Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details PROPCOM Maikarfi Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Market Development for the Niger Delta (MADE) Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Growth and Employment Programme (GEMS 3) Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Growth and Employment Programme – Meat and leather (GEMS 1) Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details GEMS 4 Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Support evidence-based decision making through impact analysis of policy options for sustainable development, food security and inclusive growth Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Strengthening National Seed Systems in Nigeria Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Development of National Irrigation Policy and Strategy Nigeria Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Emergency assistance for livelihood support to vulnerable internally displaced populations and hosting families in north-eastern States of Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba Nigeria
Funder project details  project details Strengthening Capacity to Implement the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Strengthening Agricultural Market Information Systems (AMIS) globally and in selected countries (Bangladesh/India/Nigeria) using innovative methods and digital technology Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Nigeria REDD+ Readiness Programme Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Technical Support for Strengthening of Plantain and Banana Production in Nigeria for Domestic Consumption and Export Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Input Supply to Vulnerable Internally Displaced Populations in Emergency States of North Eastern Nigeria Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details Pro-poor Growth and Employment Promotion in Nigeria (SEDIN) Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details The specific objective is to improve the livelihoods and quality of life for at least 400,000 rural poor households in the 9 Niger Delta States, with a focus on women and youth. Nigeria
Lead project details  project details Value Chain Support Programme (VCDP) Nigeria
Lead project details  project details Climate Change Adaptation and Agribusiness Support Programme Nigeria
Collaborator project details  project details The first and second Agriculture Sector Development Policy Operation (AgDPO1&2): Nigeria
Collaborator project details P148616 project details The Staple Crop Processing Zones (SCPZs) Project Nigeria
Lead project details  project details Development of Knowledge Management System for Agriculture in Nigeria Nigeria
Funder project details SPD.18/S.7/VOL.1/PROC/411 project details Cooperative Data Analysis System (CODAS-Nigeria) Project Nigeria
Lead project details  project details Policy Support Agricultural Transformation Agenda, Nigeria Nigeria
Person Function(s) Country
person details Mr. Samuel Abama (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) Information Manager Nigeria
person details Mrs. Ogoegbuna M. Ayodele (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Ngozi Mbanu, (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Roseline Abah (FMARD, FMARD-DHRM) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. aduke abayomi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Hafsat Abdullah (FMARD, FMARD/FDF) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Adamu abdullahi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Baba Abdullahi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. A.A. AbdulRazaq (FMARD, FMARD/SD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Adebowale Rotimi Abina (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Joseph O Abraham (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Nimota Abu (FMARD, DALCCMS) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Helen Adah (FMARD) (Staff) member Albania
person details Adamawa (FMARD) (Staff) member Argentina
person details Isia Adamu (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Oluyemi Adebayo (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Adebimpe (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Olusegun Adebolu (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Olusegun Adebolu (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Ado Adeniyi (FMARD, FMARD-FDA, FDA/PVC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details adesanya (FMARD) (Staff) member Australia
person details ajewole (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Oluwatosin Akinjise (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. anthony uwem akpan (FMARD, FMARD/DFA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Akpan (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Dr. Chinyere Akujobi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Bunmi E Alalade (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. isah Alhassan (FMARD, FMARD/DFA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details ali (FMARD) (Staff) member American Samoa
person details Mr. George Ayodele (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details bilison (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Shatami Bumba (FMARD, FMARD/FDC, FDC/Insp) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Jennifer Chima (FMARD, DALCCMS) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. AKACHUKWU CHIMDI (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Nduka Chinwe (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Cottrell (FMARD) (Staff) member Argentina
person details Mrs. Adebola dada (FMARD, FMARD-FDA, Oil-Palm ) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Idowu Toyin Daniel (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details dansakpame (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details sam Dansura (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mirian Eduviere (FMARD, FMARD-DP&PC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details ejikeme (FMARD) (Staff) member American Samoa
person details Mr. Samuel Elam (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Lucky Emelobum (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details enuwa (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Ayebaine Ere-Walson (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details olijo eugene (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Ezebinle (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Nnaemeka Ezeh (FMARD, FMARD/DABM) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Vivian George-Kalu (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Godstime godschichi@gmail.com (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. onome good (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Judith Gyang (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Hamed (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Janada Haruna (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Olukunle Ibikunle (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Miss. Tami B. Idoniboye (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details iheonu (FMARD) (Staff) member Andorra
person details Olusegun Felix ikuesan (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details IKUSESAN (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Adetutu Ireyale (FMARD, FMARD-FDA, FDA/CVC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details yemisi s. jacob (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Bamidele Lala (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. EZEH LORETTA (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. angiju w mamza (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Oluremi Mankinde (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Hope Martins (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Chikodi Mba (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details juliet Musa (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Miss. JULIET MA'A MUSA (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Hannatu Musa (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details ndakotsu (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Anthonia Nduka (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Emmanuel Njere (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Benigna nnachor (FMARD, FMARD/RC&SI-SERVICOM) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Patience Nwachukwu (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Nwanodi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. MARY NWAOBI (FMARD, DALCCMS) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Agnes Obadjere (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. ochea Obasi (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Paul Obasi (FMARD, FMARD-DP&PC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Oduh (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Oduh (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Miss. Olajumoke Ogedengbe (FMARD, FMARD-FDA, FDA/MVC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Diana Ogu (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details ogunsola (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details ogwime (FMARD) (Staff) member Andorra
person details ohanaka (FMARD) (Staff) member Albania
person details Miss. Oghenekaro Ohiambe (FMARD, FMARD/APHS) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Miss. josephine ojeifo (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Orji Ojike (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Ihuoma Okeke (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. George Okemini (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Miss. MARGARET OKOH (FMARD, FDA/HVC) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details okoh (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Bibian Okoli-Jude (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details okpo (FMARD) (Staff) member Antigua and Barbuda
person details Miss. Adeola Oladipo (FMARD, FMARD-FDA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Ademola Gabriel Olotin (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Oludotun Oludele (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Olushola (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Hindetu Onuelu Williams (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Divine Onwubie (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Edith Onwunyili (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details onyeji (FMARD) (Staff) member Algeria
person details Mr. Bright Onyenze (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Elizabeth Orji (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Adeniyi Oseni (FMARD, FMARD-PSO) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details osigwe (FMARD) (Staff) member Argentina
person details Osuji (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details OYINPREYE OTI (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Oluwasegun Owolabi (FMARD, FMARD-HMA) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details oye (FMARD) (Staff) member Albania
person details Mr. yassar OYEWO (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Gbenga Popoola (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. M. Imam Rajab (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Ibrahim Sagir (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Bola-olushola Seton (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. paulina shilma (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Danladi .I Shitta (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Grace Simon (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Yusuf Suleiman (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Grace Tinuoye (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. uche (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Hannah .E. Udoh (FMARD, FMARD-FDA, FDA/STCV) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Frances Ugonna-Onunkwo (FMARD, FMARD/FISS) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mrs. Ifeanyi Ukpai (FMARD, NAQS/Animal) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details umoru (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details umoru (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Adamu Yusuf (FMARD) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. nduayoma zorto (FMARD, FISS/GES) (Staff) member Nigeria
person details Mr. Salawu Bashiru Olayiwola (FMARD, FMARD/DFA) (Exec.) Director Nigeria
person details Mr. Patrick Ogar (FMARD) (Exec.) Director Nigeria
person details Mr. Bello Tunde (FMARD) (Exec.) Director Nigeria
Role Type gdfg Title Available
Author Organisation Policy Paper output details National Agriculture Resilience Framework (NARF) Nigeria https://undp.unteamworks.org/..
Author Organisation Project report output details ATA Score Card https://undp.unteamworks.org/..
Publisher Project report output details Conclusions and Recommendations Knowledge Management Workshop ATA- Nigeria, March 2015 391kb
Author Organisation Web resource, Knowledge resource output details Directory FMARD and related agricultural institutions in Nigeria 4,250kb