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Cash Crops wing
Overviews of the Wing :

Cash Crop Wing practically deals with the development of cash crop production and income-generation. Updated technologies are made available for use through extension messages and training plans. This wing also contributes to formulating Government policies for marketing, distribution, utilization and production of cash crops.

Responsibilities of Cash Crops Wing:
acting as the main point of contact between DAE and research institutes, especially through the National Agricultural Technical Co-ordination Committee (NATCC), on developments in cash crops technology, and maintaining technical liaison with related industries, including collection of information on technology developments overseas;
overseeing the conversion of up-to-date technology information into extension messages and staff training modules where appropriate, in relation to cash crops;
overseeing the development of model programmes for income-generation, to be made available for use in the field;
providing technical guidance to the Director General and other wing directors where necessary, and directing field personnel (District Specialists through their Deputy Directors) in respect of cash crop production;
providing technical advice to the Director General / Government on tariffs and other policy issues such as the marketing, distribution, utilisation and production of cash crops;
receiving and responding to requests for technical advice sent by Agricultural Technical Committees and District Specialists on matters pertaining to cash crops production and extension in the field.