As an agro-based economy, agro-fishery-livestock development financial services program is very important in Bangladesh. SSS, to alleviate poverty and enhancing living standards through accelerating agriculture, fishery and livestock sectors resources and opportunities, has been implementing agro-fishery-livestock development program in whole working area, where the target farmer families are treated with necessary financial and technical services, training and others supports to flourish their livelihoods.
The key objectives of the program are: utilizing agro-fishery-livestock sector resources and opportunities properly, enhancing employment, production and income, ensuring cultivation of vegetables, crops, fruit, and fish and rearing livestock and poultry through organic system, providing supports to food production, preservation and marketing authentically, empowering the underprivileged people and sustaining in food security.
The organization dealings with two-type of credit products on agro-fishery-livestock, namely–Jagoron and Agrosor credits. In 2021-22, an amount of Tk. 985.58 crore was disbursed.
On the other hand, in order to make the target farmers habituated with modern methodology and technologies and increase the production, SSS started on two separate programs–Agriculture Extension Program in Modhupur, Bhaighat, Garobazar, Trishal, Churkhai, Achhim, Nandina, Hajipur, Gopalpur, Sakhipur, Barachaona and Batajor Branches and Fishery Extension Program in the 17 branches under Tangail, Kishoreganj, Cumilla and NoaKhali Districts in 2018-19.