Divisions & Units
The Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries is supported by several key Divisions and Units responsible for delivering the organisation’s mandate.
The Agricultural Services Division (ASD) focuses on the production of high quality agricultural planting material for sale to the farming community and the general public thereby contributing to improved food security.
Tel: 645-6552 / 0534
The Animal Production & Health (AP&H) Division provides quality goods and services cost effectively and reliably to the satisfaction of our clients, in support of a competitive and sustainable livestock sub-sector and in the promotion of human health.
Tel: 625-5997, 625-1473, 669-6623
The mandate of the ETIS Division is to provide information in aspects of agriculture and related issues with the aim of assisting farmers in increasing efficiency in production and hence increasing profitability.
Tel: 646-2737; 646-2738
The Engineering Division is responsible for the surveying, testing, construction and maintenance of critical sector infrasturcture. The Division does not execute works at the direct request from farmers or the farming community.
Tel: 642-0363,0267, 646-5231
The Forestry Division’s responsibility is to sustainably manage the nation’s forests to ensure that they are abundant, ecologically healthy, biologically diverse and contribute to the wellbeing of all people and to the national economy in current and future generations.
Secretary to Conservator of Forests – 225-3868
Secretary to Deputy Conservator of Forests – 225-3861
Receptionist – 225-3865
The Horticulture Services Division (HSD) maintains and protect plant biodiversity of Trinidad and Tobago through the propagation and conservation of native plant species, the generation of living plant collections and introduction of appropriate non-native flora to the national landscape.
Email: FPHorticulture@nullgov.tt / GBrathwaite@nullfp.gov.tt
The Human Resource Management Division supports the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries’ efforts in attracting, developing, retaining and engaging a high-performing workforce in support of excellence in the attainment of the Ministry’s strategic objectives; while promoting equity, transparency, and accountability.
The Land Management Division (LMD) is responsible for the acquisition of privately owned land for public purposes and the issuance of State Grants. The Office of the Commissioner of State Lands (COSL) is charged with the overall management, distribution and allocation of all State Lands which, includes all shoreline below the high water mark and the seabed within the waters of Trinidad and Tobago.
Tel: 675-5547 or 638-5233
Tel: 225-4727; 225-4637
Fax: 225-3289, 225-3290
While the major purpose of the Research Division is to undertake research in both Crops and livestock in support of agricultural development in the country over the years, its strength in the provision of free support services to the farming community and general public has increased.