Contact Address Details:
Department of Agricultural Services
Atlantic Road (Boulevard)
Cape Point, Bakau
Tel no: +220 4495420 / 4495377
Fax : +220 4494115
Agricultural Development Agency
Go north along the Atlantic Road, go past the roundabout
and it is opposite the Bakau Botanical Gardens.
DAS is a branch of the
Ministry of Agriculture. Its function is to lend support
services to mostly rural village farmers via 25 centres spread
out across The Gambia. This takes the form of crop growing,
pest control and to communicate announcements to farmers and
to co-ordinate development agency aid work. The Department
of Livestock Services also assists livestock producers via
around 100 specialists in 60 geographical areas.
It is made up of a number of divisions called units.
• Agricultural Pest Management
• Agricultural Input Office
• Agricultural Mechanization
• Food and Nutrition
• Water and Soil Management