Agriculture Sector

Somalia’s agriculture sector is the main driver of the country’s economy and a major employment activity and is the largest economic sector in the country. It contributes more than 60% to the national GDP earnings from its local consumption and exports to other parts of the continent, the Middle East and Europe.

Regulatory framework in Agriculture sector

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for formulating, reviewing and implementing policies, plans and regulations in agriculture sector.

Somali Agricultural Association (SAGRA)

SAGRA was established in 2004 with a mission to provide technical support for local and international NGOs engaged in agriculture development programs.

Juba Valley Ministry of Development

The government in Somalia created 1984 specialized agricultural development ministry to oversee agricultural activities in the fertile Juba Valley Region of Gedo, Middle and Lower Juba