As stated in the MSP, it defines a vision for the ensuing three (3) years periods covering 2016 to 2019 in achieving the broad and central vision of the MFMRD policy framework to accomplish the management and development aspirations of Kiribati toward the maximization of economic growth and aspirations, enhancement of food security, creation of wealth, and viable livelihood through sustainable fisheries.

In achieving the vision, the MSP identifies the priority goals and specific strategic actions based upon MFMRD policy frameworks as key objectives to this MSP, including emerging priorities from the stakeholders and in particular the local communities that urgently need to be accomplished within the next three years. These strategic actions and priority goals are later discussed under relevant sections covered in this Plan.