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The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) is the principal organisation which provides regulatory and technical advice, training, and support for subsistence farmers, commercial farmers, agri-processors, and exporters to effectively manage and use the potential in agriculture and fisheries for food security, income generating opportunities, commercial development, and sustainable management of resources.  MAF’s vision is: Self sufficiency in food and increased income generating opportunities in farming. 

MAF’s long term goals are:  

1.       Improved Food Security

2.       Improved Commercial Development

3.       Sustainable Agricultural Production 

MAF is divided into the following 6 Divisions with clear roles to contribute to achieving the above long term goals. 

 Crops Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, and undertake development to improve crop production for subsistence and commercial producers, processors and marketers. 

Animal Production and Health Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, and undertake development to improve livestock production for subsistence and commercial producers, processors and marketers. 

Fisheries Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, undertake development, and conduct monitoring to encourage and promote community involvement in in-shore fisheries, aquaculture, private sector investment in commercial fisheries, and adoption of sustainable fisheries practices.  

Quarantine Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, undertake development, and conduct monitoring to prevent the introduction and spread of unwanted agricultural pests and diseases, whilst facilitating the import and export of commodities, in compliance with international agreements and obligations. This Division also regulates and monitors the importation and use of pesticides.  

Policy, Planning and Communications Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, publish information newsletters and coordinate radio talk back shows for the public on issues faced by the agricultural and fishery sectors, and coordinate and facilitate development projects to improve these sectors.  

Corporate Services Division

To conduct research, provide advisory services, and undertake development on the areas of human resource management, finance, administration, asset management, and information technology in accordance with relevant legislations, policies and procedures of our Government.   

Contact Numbers / Emails

CEO

Fonoiava Sealiitu Sesega

Ph: 0685 22561

Fax: 0685 24576

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CSD PPCD

ACEO ACEO

Fetu Setu Sakaria Peseta Frank Fong

Ph: 0685 22561 Ph: 0685 22561

Fax: 0685 21865 Fax: 0685 24576

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FISHERIES CROPS

ACEO ACEO

Joyce Samuelu-Ah Leong Misa Konelio

Ph: 0685 20369 Ph: 0685 20605

Fax: 0685 24292 Fax: 0685 20607

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APHD QUARANTINE

ACEO ACEO

Leota Pelesa        Pelenato Fonoti

Ph: 0685 21052 Ph: 0685 20924

Fax: 0685 26532 Fax: 0685 20103

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 March 2014 23:07 )