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Production and Marketing

The production sector is comprised of five sectors namely:Agriculture,veterinary services,fisheries and Entomology.The department ensures that appropriate institutional linkages are maintained with all relevant sector agencies;comprising mostly crop,livestock,fisheries,forestry and industrial research,marketing organisations,NGOs and CBOs engaged in agricultural activities.Agriculture is the major economic in Budaka district.The majority of farmers are small holders who grow both perennial and annual crops.The perennial crops include Banana,Coffee and Cotton ,while the annuals include maize,sweet potatoes,beans,cassava and groundnuts.The annual cropsare mostly grown for home consumption.Numbers of Households involved in  Agriculture are 34,898.Identifying market potential and advising the producers appropriately, providing and regulating veterinary and animal husbandry activities and related services.Carryout demonstration on water harvesting for small scale irrigation where atleast one demonstration was to be established each year under the auspices of Climate SMART agriculture.