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AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION DIVISION
Agricultural Extension Division
The agricultural extension division is crucial for establishing linkage between farmers and the department subject matter specialists for effective communication, transfer of knowledge and technology as well as providing advisory services and monitor farmers' progress and activities. Agricultural Extension Division also responsible for delivering support services and facilitating the distribution of Agriculture and Agrifood Incentive Scheme (SIPA) especially to small and medium enterprise farmers who undertake crops, livestock and poultry farm in Brunei Muara, Tutong, Belait and Temburong District.
The Extension Division also monitoring the agricultural farm production in Agriculture Development Areas (ADAs) and ensuring food safety of the farm produces. Delivering advisory services to farmers includes crop protection, soil fertility and crop nutrition management which support by well-established soil testing laboratory facilities. Conducting land suitability evaluation studies on the new areas for development, facilitating the application and tendering of the ADAs sites for small holder farming and large scale production to support the development of crops, livestock and poultry industries in the country.
To support the changing strategy for both staple and high value agricultural produce for export market, Agricultural Extension also play important role in transforming the mind-set of small holder farmers to become progressive and competitive in producing high quality products for global market. By strengthening the farmers' capability and knowledge in the application of high tech production for improving agricultural productivity, food security and promoting sustainable agriculture activities to accelerate the development of technology driven agricultural activities for economic diversification in non-oil and gas sector. To facilitate this process, the agricultural extension service roles and responsibilities are the following:-
Roles and Responsibilities
Tel No: 2388008
Department of Agriculture and Agrifood
Jalan Muhibbah, Berakas Old Airport BB3510
Brunei Muara Agricultural Extension Unit,
Tel and Fax No: 2660002
B2, Spg 362, Jalan Mulaut Lampaki, Kg Mulaut BG2121
Belait Agricultural Extension Office
Mukim Labi, Ulu Belait, Belait KE1937
Soil Science and Plant Nutrient Unit
Brunei Agriculture Research Centre, Kilanas BG1121
Agriculture Development Areas Unit
Tel No: 2388060
Temburong Agricultural Extension Unit
Temburong District Agricultural Extension Office
Kg. Puni, Jalan Ujung Jalan, Temburong PA3751
Tutong Agricultural Extension Office
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