16th August, 2022
AGRICULTURAL SEED AGENCY (ASA)
Agricultural Seeds Agency (ASA) was established under the Executive Agencies Act [Cap.245 R.E. 2002]. The Agency was launched in June 2006 as a semi-autonomous body under the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives. The Agency took
over the responsibilities that were performed by the Seed Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives. The aim of establishing ASA is to ensure
high quality agricultural seeds are available to farmers at affordable price.
The key functions of the Agency include, expanding seed production and distribution
networks so as to facilitate seed accessibility by farmers, promotion of increased private
sector participation in the seed industry development through establishment of publicprivate partnerships or joint ventures in seed production and distribution, promotion of
increased demand of certified seed by farmers and strengthening research capacities for
breeding and producing varieties that address farmers’ specific demands.
On behalf of Agricultural Seed Agency (ASA), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill (35) vacant posts mentioned below;
Download attached PDF file below for the job details