Agricultural Advisory Services (Agritex)
1 Liberation Legacy Way
Ngungunyana Building
Harare
0242-794383

Mission

To promote sustainable, competitive and viable agricultural production by providing technical, extension, advisory and coordination services

Vision

To promote sustainable, competitive and viable agricultural production by providing technical, extension, advisory and coordination services

Values

AGRITEX is guided by six core values of integrity, responsiveness, dedication, transparency; professionalism and innovativeness.

Functions of the Department

  • Farmer Training.
  • Provision of technical, extension and advisory services.
  • Undertake strategic planning.
  • Develop and maintain database on crops, soils and livestock technologies for purposes of extension, training and services delivery.
  • Dissemination of agricultural and market related information.
  • Promote and commercialise marginalised crops and livestock.
  • Monitor crop and livestock production trends and provide ministry and other stakeholders with information.
  • Dissemination and promotion of adoption of new crop and livestock production technologies through on farm trials and demonstration, holding field days, exchange visits, farmer field schools and technology fairs.
  • Carry out crop and livestock assessments for early warning for food security, pests and diseases including use of Geographic information Systems (GIS).
  • Collate agricultural production information.
  • Provide link or interface between researches and farmers.
  • Mobilization of farmers for targeted production.
  • Develop environmentally sustainable production systems.
  • Dissemination and promotion of adoption of new crop and livestock production technologies  
  • Provide official live animal grading services at public auctions;
  • Provide official carcass grading services in registered abattoirs;
  • Design and administer the livestock public sales calendar;

 

PROVINCIAL HEADS AND CONTACT DETAILS

Mashonaland East

Provincial Head: Mr. L. Munamati

Govt Complex Building

Marondera

Phone: 06523 -20983/20858/22255

Cell: 0773916373/ 0773 916 630

Email: provincialofficer@gmail.com 

 

Mashonaland Central

Provincial Head: Mrs. Chikumbirike

Govt complex

Bindura

Phone: 066210- 6691/2/7522

Cell:  0773979976

Email: agritexmashcent@gmail.com

Mashonaland West

Provincial Head: Mrs Ndoro 

Composite Building 

Chris Chatambudza St

Chinhoyi

Phone: 06721- 23159/- 23160

Cell: 0772 366 075

Email: agritexmashwest@gmail.com

 

Manicaland

Provincial Head: Mrs. Rwambiwa

Govt Complex Building

Mutare

Phone: 02020 -63965/64108

Cell: 0774 419 830

Masvingo

Provincial Head: Mr A. Muchazivepi

Govt Complex Building

 Masvingo

Phone: 0392 -262016/263639

Cell: 0773900259

Email: agritexmasvingo@gmail.com

Midalands

Provincial Head: Mrs M  Magwenzi

Govt Complex Building 

Gweru

Phone: 0542 -227091/23791

Cell: 0712954311/0773561158

Matebeleland North

Provincial Head: Mr A. Muchazivepi

Govt Complex Building 

Masvingo

Phone: 0392 -262016/263639

Cell: 0773900259

Email: agritexmasvingo@gmail.com

Matebeleland South

Provincial Head: Mr. M.K Ndlovu

Govt Complex Building 

Gwanda

Phone: 08428- 22394/6 -22307/-20601

Cell: 0772 113 119

Email: agritex.matshouth.co.zw

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