The Directorate of Crop Services (DCS) is a technical Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture under the Ghana Civil Service.
To become a highly professional and competent technical public institution dedicated to promoting quality information and to determine the appropriateness of technologies for dissemination to ensure sustainable development of the crop sub sector.
To promote the production and facilitate the processing, distribution and marketing of food, industrial and export crops; quality planting materials and the efficient use and management of soil and water resources for sustainable agriculture production.
FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTORATE
The functions of the Directorate under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture are as follows
UNITS UNDER THE DIRECTORATE
Our technical entities are as follows:
OUR SERVICE STANDARDS
|Provision of technical advice/information on crops e.g. Maize, rice etc||1 day|
|Recommendation for exemption on VAT, Import duty and NHIL on agriculture materials||3 days|
|Provision of information on policy directions and programmes formulation||1 week|
|Advising entrepreneurs and investors on technical feasibility of projects||4 days|
|Provision of information to development partners on suitable areas for intervention||2 days|
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM THE PUBLIC
INFORMATION TRANSPARENCY AND CONVENIENCE
Our Offices are located near the Reviera Beach Hotel, opposite the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA)
COMPLAINTS AND COMMENT
All enquiries, comments and complaints may be addressed to:
Directorate of Crop services
Ministry of Food and Agriculture
P. O. Box M 37
Tel: 0302- 665066
Fax: 0302- 662471.
You can also contact Regional and District Directors of Agriculture throughout the country.