maldivesPublic Sector Agricultural Extension and Advisory Service Providers

Governmental or Ministry-based Extension Organizations

Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture
Agriculture and Forestry Division

"... is responsible for provision of services on development of agriculture and forestry, capacity building and institutional strengthening of farmers and their communities. 

The main mission of the division is to increase food production: to promote, direct, and assist the efforts of farmers to attain a high level of diversified food production to supply to the country’s requirement according to the Government policy objectives and goals. 

The need for fresh, good quality, and low-cost food products, thus reducing the countries dependence on imported foods by at least 10% during the current government’s administration. This is to ensure increase food security which is a direct consequence of increased food production is a corresponding increase in our food security. 

We are presently importing over 90% of our food supplies from abroad and our survival is dependent on the action of forces that are beyond our control.

This division has six main Sections:

  • Management and Coordination Bureau
  • Agriculture Training and Extension
  • Agribusiness
  • Plant and Animal Health
  • Land and Forestry Resources
  • Crop and Animal Health"
  • Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture
    Fisheries Division (no indication of whether this ministry has a dedicated extension unit nor what kind of extension and advisory services the ministry provides)


    List of Extension Providers

    icon target The following list shows an excerpt from the GFRAS Directory of Extension Providers for the Maldives. Some of these entries may be specially marked for having more detailed information in the database of the Worldwide Extension Study WWES.