BO DISTRICT COUNCIL SUPPORTS DELIVERY OF AGRICULTURE EXTENSION SERVICES

In synergy with the “National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan 2010-2030;  the Bo District Council provides financial, material and technical manpower support to the Bo District base office of the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS), to be able to effectively facilitate the implementation of climate sensitive agricultural extension services in Bo District communities.  

The focus of support for the immediate past years had been:

·       Sustainable land and water management system

·       Rural infrastructure and trade related capacities building for improved access to market

·       Improved food production to reduce hunger including emergencies and disasters that require agricultural support

·       Agricultural technology development, dissemination and adoption

·       Climate Sensitive and Sustainable use of forestry, fisheries and livestock resources

·       Cross-cutting issues; including agricultural policy formulation and review, agricultural statistics, M&E, women in agriculture,    

        youth in agriculture and farmer health