Mandate & Mission
The mandate to develop the agriculture sector calls for putting in place an effective organizational structure and manned by staff capable of planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating agricultural development programs. It also ensures that its staff and the farmers are trained to cope with the challenges of developing the agriculture sector.
In addition, MOA ensures that agricultural challenges that impede production are investigated and lasting solutions found, and the farmers are provided with the supportive services and the enabling environment to produce.
The core general areas of responsibility of MOA will likely continue to consist of: agriculture, both smallholder and commercial; plantation crops; fisheries; and livestock.
The Ministry’s major activities are coordinated through the following four (4) departments; Administration, Planning and Development, Regional Development and Extension and Technical Services, each having units and divisions.
Our Vision, Mission and Operating Principles
“A Self-sufficient, Self-reliant and Sustainable Agricultural Sector by the year 2020″
“We believe that a sustainable and decentralized agricultural system is key to poverty reduction. Our mission is to create an enabling environment for a more dynamic and vibrant agricultural sector to ensure sustainable food security and employment opportunities for all Liberians”