Our mission is to ensure that these priorities are adequately and appropriately addressed, effectively resourced, implemented and therefore achieved within the next 3-year timeframe in partnership with key government sectors, the private sectors, NGOs and the local communities.

The following guding principles will tremendously enable MFMRD to work earnestly and diligently in order to achieve the priorities set out in the Plan;

  • MFMRD will develop and strengthen its capacity so that it is EffectiveResilientand Adaptive to change.

  • MFMRD and other relevant Ministries will be Strongin their pursuit of Kiribati national interests and in negotiations with foreign partners.

  • MFMRD will work in a CollaborativeIntegratedand Coordinated manner with government ministries and partners, all stakeholders, local communities and Pacific Island neighbours to promote Gender Equality and Equitable benefits for all I-Kiribati, and

  • to commit effective actions to implement regional and international Conservationand Management measures toward the Sustainable Development of the fisheries and marine resources in Kiribati and the region.

  • Community empowermentand effective participation of the private sectors in the management and development programs to provide a more informed decision making process of the Government

  • All decisions will be responsibly made in an Accountableand Transparent manner