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MAA’IMOA FAKA’ALI’ALI NGOUE 2017

Welcome to the Official Website of the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry and Food

The Ministry (MAFFF) aims to bring about a change that promotes demand driven approaches as an integrated objectives for all programs such as:

  • enhance livelihoods of people in the rural areas including the outer islands of Tonga;
  • ensure sustained and secure access to Food, and;
  • enhance poverty reduction through appropriate programs

These include increase in market access opportunities and services that will provide needed benefit to rural communities in rural area and outer islands. The Ministry’s role and functions are mandated under the authority of constitution, laws, cabinet, parliament and international agreements.

Given the diverse nature of MAFFF mandated roles and functions, the main purpose of the Ministry include;

  • provides policy advice to the Tongan Government on how to help our agriculture sector remains competitive, productive and sustainable into the future;
  • provides policy advice to the government on how best to achieve social, economic and environmental benefits from the use of our limited land and water resources;
  • administers government programs and legislation that support these objectives, including the collection of levies for QQMD services, Livestock Division veterinary clinic services and Food Division services
  • regulates the import of food and other goods to ensure that Tonga is safeguarded against exotic animal and plant pests and diseases
  • regulates the export of agriculture and forest products to meet importing country requirements.
  • Provide policy advice to the Hon. Minister

WOMEN & EXTENSION.
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Here are 15 recipes, produced and distributed by the Women Development Section […]

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RESEARCH DIVISION.
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Objective: To conduct scientific research to develop, adapt and transfer appropriate and […]

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QUARANTINE DIVISION.
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Visit Quarantine Website Objective: The Quarantine and Quality Management Division is responsible […]

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LIVESTOCK DIVISION.
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Livestock plays an important role in the social, cultural and economic environment […]

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FORESTRY DIVISION.
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Objectives: To formulate, monitor, and review policy framework and regulatory system conducive […]

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Food Division.
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Objectives: To implement the National Food Act, To regulate the manufacture, sale, […]

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HEADLINES

Faka’ali’ali ngoue Vava’u 2017
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 Kuo lava atu foki ‘a e Maa’imoa faka’ali’ali Ngoue ‘a e Vahe […]

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Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries Show 2017
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The Minister for  the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries Hon. […]

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The Handover Ceremony of the Endoscope System was held on 21st  June, […]

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Women New Recipes
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These recipes produced and distributed by the Women Development Section of MAFF at […]

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