Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF)

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF) the largest department working under the Ministry of Natural Resources of Niue.

The department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries traditionally covers a broad range of focal areas associated with natural resource use and management, primary industry development and food production (terrestrial and marine), and pest and disease control internally and at borders (plant and animal). It includes security, monitoring, control and surveillance, and compliance roles in relation to regulatory policies across the three primary sectors of Agriculture (includes Bio-security, and Animal Health), Forestry & Fisheries. The department covers all scales of resource use from commercial through to the maintenance of traditional and subsistence resource use and farming practices. Sustainable natural resource management and development, food security, and import substitution, have, and continue, to be key drivers within the work of the department.

Our Vision

Niue KeMonuina Working Together to Protect the People and the Environment

Our Mission

Productive and sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sectors for Niue Intent: Economically viable and sustainable industry development in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sectors of Niue, while ensuring food and nutritional security, resource management, environmental sustainability, border and fishery control, and support to subsistence level activities and traditional practices.

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