To be the country's leading agency in the provision of effective agricultural extension services .



To service the needs of different farmer clientele by generating, providing and promoting agricultural programmes that  enhance competitive and economically viable productivity on a sustainable basis, through administration, extension, training, liaison, coordination and regulatory services.


 Departmental mandate

Through its  specialist branches, provincial and district offices, AGRITEX's  mandate is to provide technical and advisory services, regulatory services, farmer training, food technology (including post harvesting processing and  product development) dissemination of technologies and provide market oriented extension  for sustainable farming.