The 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: