1. This Department functions as the policy adviser to the Government on
    i. Promotion of extension service delivery to support farmers (crops, livestock and fisheries) in adopting improved production technologies and innovation.
    ii. Disseminating appropriate technologies and building the capacity of farmers through the use of a variety of extension methods and approaches in collaboration with relevant partners.
    iii. Coordinating linkages between technology generation and adoption systems, demonstrates adoption of agricultural innovations
    iv. Strengthening youth and women participation in agriculture for employment generation and sustainable livelihood.
    v. Using ICTs in extension services delivery to farmers and other value chain actors for increased agricultural productivity.