- Secretario de Agricultura y Ganadería, SAG - Secretariat for Agriculture
and Livestock, www.sag.gob.hn
Public Research Institutions with Extension Unit
Semi-autonomous Governmental Extension Organizations
The Role of the Agricultural Sector
Excellent background information is available in:
Non-Governmental Organizations Providing Extension Services
- PROLANCHO Foundation (10 extension staff in 2009)
To generate, validate, and transfer technology for the national
agriculture sector related to traditional and non-traditional crops for
the local and foreign market.
a. To perform research on traditional and non-traditional crops for
local consumption and export, including production, processing, and
marketing components at the national and international level.
b. To develop technical assistance projects for producers and to
promote diversification with high value crops and modern technology
emphasizing the application of best practices to optimize production and
productivity while preserving resources and the environment.
c. To provide laboratory services as well as other services related to research and technology transfer.
Farmer Based Organizations
Private Sector Organizations or Firms