The State Governemnt´s policy on agriculture hinges on enhanced food
production, expanded employment opportunities and sustained growth in
strategic crop production and animal husbandry.

The State trought the Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives has also
completed the Phase1 of the Igboye Fam Settlement in Epe which has
an accomondation capacity for 50 farming families, as well as
rehabilitated Ajara and Aiyedoto Farms.

In the Area of fish production, a fish farm estate with over 120 ponds was
established under UNDP at Ebute-Afoye in Epe, while the displaced
village fishermen at Osbourne Rd. in Lagos were re-settled at Badore in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area.

To reduce drudgery in crop production, new tractors were procured in
addition to the establishment of an oil palm in Igbogbo and piggery estates in Ikorodu Local Government, Epe Lekki and Badagry.
Crop in puts and processing equipment have also been distributed free
of charge to rice farmers at Ise, Coconut Growers Association at Ojo and Amuwo Odofin.

On live stock production, a cattle breeding centre was establish at Araga
in Epe Local Council to demonstrate the feasibility of cattle breeding in
the State to would be cattle breeders, while a livestock quality control
laboratory was also set up at Dairy Farm Agege, to test quality of animal feeds being offered for sale in various markets.

The co-operative movement in the State has equally been repackaged and re-re-engineered to meet the demands of today´s economic reality, through the establishment of internal mechanism by the Ministry to tackle the cases of fraud and embezzlement which have now been reduced to the bearest minimum.

A operative and anti-fraud desk was also established by the police
through the initiative of the Ministry to checkmate the negative actives
of members who may likely engage in fraud.