Who we are


The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) was established in December, 2007 as an Agency of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in line with the provisions of National Agricultural Seeds Act No. 72 of 1992. The NASC is charged with the overall development and regulation of the national seed industry.


To build a market-driven seed industry for the production and distribution of high quality and improved planting materials that are available, accessible and affordable to all farmers.


To transform the Nigerian Seed System into a leading seed industry in Sub-Saharan Africa worthy of generating foreign exchange, key employer of labour and contributing positively to the country’s economy.