Our Purpose & Mission
The purpose of the Ministry of Agriculture is two-fold:
- enact all agricultural legislation pertaining to the export and import of plants and plant products, animals and animal products, so as to maximise the contribution of the sector to the country’s economic development while at the same time safeguarding its fragile environment from the intrusion of unwanted pests and diseases; and
- implement Government policy relating to agriculture sector development under its economic sustainability goal.
For the country to be self sufficient in food and livestock production to the extent possible, and to be relatively free of serious plant and animal pests and diseases.