Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture – Official website

Re-defining agriculture
and food systems.
To provide quality & nutritious food whilst giving value and dignity to Agro-value chain actors.
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Re-defining agriculture
and food systems.
To provide quality & nutritious food whilst giving value and dignity to Agro-value chain actors.
DISCOVER MORE
Re-defining agriculture
and food systems.
To provide quality & nutritious food whilst giving value and dignity to Agro-value chain actors.
DISCOVER MORE

STATISTICS

51,476

Number of people trained from 2020.

25,691

Number of agro enterprises supported from 2020

24.32%

National food inflation index

5000

Number of visitors

About the ministry

Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture has the ministerial responsibility of
implementing the State Government‘s Development Policy on Agriculture.

Vision

To be a major contributor to sustainable economic growth and social well-being in Lagos State

Mission

Promoting sustainable food production in a healthy environment through efficient service delivery.

Programmes

We carry out a wide range of programmes
and activities to support agriculture and
the food systems in Lagos State.

Recent Events

The launch of Lagos Agricultural & Food System Roadmap.
The Opening of Lagos Imota Rice Mill
Lagos state Ministry of Agriculture marks World Food Day 2022
The Ground Breaking Ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the skill training and acquisition programs/interventions that are available to the youths?
Lagos Agripreneurship Program (LAP), Fish Cage/Pen Culture Empowerment Program, APPEALS Program, Lagos Cares, Snailery Program, Lagos Agric Scholars Program and a host of others.
How can i participate in these programs/interventions?
Participation is through Expression of Interest by interested individuals. This is done through online registration.
Are there learning programs for youth entrepreneurship in Agriculture?.
The ministry has numerous learning programs targeted at youth Agripreneurship, such as Lagos Agripreneurship Program (LAP) under the Agricultural Training Institute, Epe. Training Centre at the Farm Service Centre, Oko-Oba, Agege, the APPEALS Program, Snailery Program, Fisheries Cage and Pen Culture Development Project.
What are the Agro enterprise support initiatives of the ministry.
  • Agric. Value Chain Enterprise Support Activation Program
  • Lagos Agric Scholars Programme
  • Apiculture
  • Snailery Programme
  • Coconut Value Chain Development
  • Lagos Aquaculture Centre for Excellence
  • Urban Farming Initiative
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    LAGOS AGRIPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (L.A.P)

    APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO ONE-MONTH INTENSIVE AGRICULTURAL TRAINING
    Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (L.A.P.) is a social intervention programme aimed at training young people between the ages of 18-25 years in modern agricultural practices to showcase the possibilities in the Food Systems using Training, Internship, and Mentorship platforms.
    Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for placement into the One-Month Training in Poultry, Aquaculture, Vegetable Value Chains, E-Agric, and Agribusiness at the Lagos State Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Araga, Epe. After training, participants will also undergo a three (3) month Internship and Mentorship Phase of L.A.P in their chosen value chains.