The training and extension services section is committed to preparing skillful farmers to accomplish the objectives of achieving self sufficiency and develop the capacity of farmers to be economically competitive in the agricultural production market.
Transfer of information between farmers and extension staff takes place through different approaches. Field visits, demonstrations, farmer training programs, study tours, radio and TV programs, telephone and written materials such as leaflets, books, magazines and posters are some of the approaches used to deliver information to farmers. Currently there is one Agriculture station under this unit for the purpose of exposing proper demonstration, conduct agriculture related researches and carrying out agriculture training programs.
The organizational structure
Main activities of the Unit
Hanimaadhoo Agriculture Station
The center was initially established to develop the poultry industry to increase local poultry and egg production. It was later extended to other agricultural activities including applied agricultural research, training and demonstration and especially technology transfer on hydroponics.
The activities generally carry out by the Agriculture stations are: