Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (Chinese: 漁農自然護理署; formerly the Agriculture and Fisheries Department (漁農署) before 2000, of the Hong Kong Government is responsible for agriculture and fisheries in Hong Kong, conservation projects and issues, and managing the country parks and special areas. It reports to the Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food and Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works (Secretary for Economic Services before 2000).

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
漁農自然護理署
Agency overview
Headquarters5/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon
Employees1,830
Annual budgetHK$897.5m (2008-09)
Agency executives
  • Leung Siu-fai, Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation
  • So Ping-man, Deputy Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation
Parent agencyFood and Health Bureau
Websitewww.afcd.gov.hk
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Traditional Chinese漁農自然護理署
Simplified Chinese渔农自然护理署
Agriculture and Fisheries Department
Traditional Chinese漁農署
Simplified Chinese渔农署

The department is also responsible for issuing special, transshipment and pet import permits for pet animals, plants to be transshipped through or imported into Hong Kong.[1]