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 throughout Nigeria
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is primarily funded by the Federal Government, the Ministry currently superintends almost fifty parastatals operating as either key departments or agencies across the country.
Agencies (13), Agricultural Research Institutes (17) and Federal Colleges of Agricultural Education (16)
The Ministry has 2 major departments namely Technical and Service 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