Decree No. 2013 - 1268 23 September 2013 Decree No. 2013-1268 23 September 2013 on the powers of the Minister of Agriculture and rural equipment.
The President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;
Having regard to Decree No. 2013 - 1218 September 1, 2013 appointing the Prime Minister;
Having regard to Decree No. 2013 - 1223 of September 2, 2013 on the composition of the Government.
Having regard to Decree No. 2013-1225, 4 September 2013 on the distribution of the services of the State and control of public institutions, national companies and companies with public participation between the Presidency of the Republic, the Prime Minister's Office and ministries;
On the proposal of the Prime Minister.
Decrees: Article 1. -Under the authority of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Agriculture and rural equipment prepares and implements the policy defined by the head of State in the field of Agriculture and rural equipment.
As such, he is responsible to put in place a coherent framework of strategic planning, steering and monitoring and evaluation of policies, strategies and agricultural programs.
To achieve self-sufficiency and to ensure food security, it is developing strategies and programmes aimed at increasing and securing agricultural production and improving their quality. It promotes agricultural diversification, the identification and development of promising agricultural sectors.
As such, it ensures the availability of quality inputs, including seeds and fertilizers. It ensures the implementation of monitoring system for a good plant protection.
It develops partnerships with producer organizations and funding agencies to promote increased investment in rural areas and the responsibility of grass-roots organizations.
It promotes rural equipment and modernization of agricultural equipment.
It is responsible for the training and mentoring of farmers.
He is responsible for the rural engineering.
It is responsible for the policy applied in Agronomy Research.
It ensures the application of the law of orientation agro-sylvo-pastoral and formatting consistency of the instruments and mechanisms to ensure a sustainable, participatory and integrated development.
S. 2 - the Prime Minister and the Minister of Agriculture and rural equipment are loaded, each in relation to the implementation of the Decree, which will be published in the Official Journal.
Made in Dakar, September 23, 2013, by the President of the Republic: Macky SALL.
Prime Minister Aminata TOURE.