mafff outer island1The Ministry (MAFFF) aims to bring about a change that promotes demand driven approaches as an integrated objectives for all programs such as:
i) enhance livelihoods of people in the rural areas including the outer islands of Tonga;
ii) ensure sustained and secure access to Food, and;
iii) 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.

Given the current situation and development perspective, what inspires MAFFF in its development effort is a vision to be the driver of the sustainable development of the Tongan agricultural sector and natural resources through proactive development of sustainable agriculture activity that reduces the risk of food insecurity, reduces poverty, and increases the contribution to GDP. These are the current divisions under the Ministries management:

  • Office of the Minister
  • Office of the CEO
  • Corporate service division (CSD)
  • Extension, women development and iinformation division (EWID)
  • Quarantine and quality management division (QQMD)
  • Research & development division
  • Forestry division
  • Livestock division
  • Food division

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ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW 2018
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The Royal Agricultural, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade show is a national event […]

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Aid for Atata island farmers
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The Hihifo district officer, Sione Manumanu happily received aid for local farmers […]

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POLICY SETTING FOR IMPROVED LINKAGES BETWEEN AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES AND TOURISM: STRENGTHEN THE LOCAL AGRI-FISH FOOD SECTOR AND PROMOTING AGRI-FISH TOURISM IN TONGA
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The  Minister of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries, The Honourable Semisi Tauelangi […]

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Four New Tractors and 50 Chainsaws to uplift Tonga Agriculture
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The Minister for MAFFF Hon. Semisi Tauelangi Fakahau received a donation of […]

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