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About the Department of Agricultural Business Promotion (DABP)

The Department of Agricultural Business Promotion (DABP) was established to promote a commercialized, diversified, sustainable and competitive agricultural sector through business skills transfer, market access negotiations, and promotion of agricultural cooperatives and associations.

Vision

The vision of the DABP is to become a dynamic agribusiness advisory center of excellence.

 

Mission

Our Mission of the DABP is to provide agribusiness advisory service to the agricultural sector.

 

Divisions of the Department of Agricultural Business Promotion

AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES
Division of Cooperatives is responsible for analysing, formulating, and implementing agricultural cooperative policies. These include registering, auding and inspecting agricultural coopratives and to monitoring performance of these entities.

FARM MANAGEMENT
Farm Management division undertakes collection and analysis of farm level data and provides information on productivity and profitability of different farm enterprises. This information is required for decision making at both farm level and policy level. The division also focuses on improving farmers' basic business skills and conducts micro - surveys, which generate information for project design.

AGRICULTURAL TRADE
Trade division is responsible for promoting International Trade through participation in Trade Negotiations and implementing and monitoring of trade policies and agreements.

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
The division is reponsible for analysing, formulating and implementing agricultural marketing policies and regulations. This includes among other things, providing marketing information, developing marketing networks and channels, and conducting market research and intelligence.

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