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“To ensure overall  provision of managing and advisory services for the development of Agriculture and Fisheries in Savaii”


The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Savaii’s Organizational Structure remains to its original plan except for new ACEO Position  who will be overseeing and managed the whole operation of Savaii covering  three (3) Technical Divisions  Crops, Animal Production and Health and Fisheries.  Other Sub services include Quarantine, Corporate , World Bank Funded Project  (SAFPROM) and Chinese funded project . (SCATAP).  A total of 42 staff are currently employed  under the operation  including  Salelologa ,Salailua, Asau and Sasina.  Further  details provided below:



To undertake  research, development and advisory services to improve in-shore fisheries, commercial fisheries, aquaculture and adoption of sustainable fisheries practices.


The Savaii Fisheries Services provides advisory roles and assist on all Fisheries Activities for the benefits of Fisheries Stakeholders and  the people of Savaii.


The Savaii Staff work closely with communities on the Community Based Fisheries Management Program. The program was initiated in 1995 with it purpose to replenish inshore depleted fisheries resources and promote community involvement and ownership of responsible fisheries resources.


The Savaii Staff also carried out inshore activities such as market landing surveys and provide assistance to all inshore activities such as fish reserves monitoring, and sustainable use of Fisheries resources.


  1. In addition, the Savaii Staff also involved in offshore activities such as market landings surveys, and also assist on other activities such as FAD deployment and monitoring, and operation of the Ice making machine.


  1. he Savaii Staff also provide advisory roles on community giant clams farm and tilapia farms on grow out methods techniques and we also responsible for the monitoring of these commodities.


Furthermore, the Savaii Staff carry out surveillance and enforcement operation targeting noncompliance under Fisheries Regulations and the preparation of case files for prosecution from the result of enforcement operation.


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51364 ext 604

Salelologa Office

Address MAF Office, Salelologa


Asau Office

Address MAF Office, Asau




To undertake research, development and advisory services to improve crop production for subsistence and commercial producers, processors and marketers

our services

Welcome to the Crops Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) in  Savaii. Our service  include improvement  on development and multiplication of priority Crops such as Root crops, Plantation crops, Tree crops Vegetables and Fruit Tree Crops in order to  sustain production for enhancement of the livelihoods of the people of Samoa and for Export markets.

Secondly, is  to  provide advisory services to improve and sustain Potential  crops production for the benefit of subsistence and commercial ventures.

The Crops Division aligns its work within the Government’s Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2008-2012 for “Improved Quality of Life for All”.  The Division’s role is to undertake research to improve food production and security and crops sustainability.  Three main sections carry out specific functions known as Research, Development and Advisory.

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51395 ext 601

Salelologa Office

Address MAF Office, Salelologa


Asau Office

Address MAF Office, Asau


welcome to

animal health production division

output description

To undertake   research and development for the provision of advice and animal health services to improving livestock production for subsistence and commercial producers.

about us

APHD Savaii is a subdivision of Animal Production and Health Division which is under the control and supervision of ACEO – APHD and ACEO – MAF Savaii. It consist of 4 core section including Animal Health Vet Services, Animal Production, Research and Farm Developments and Utility all our activities is driven and accumulated by the following staff and all participated in all core areas as exist in our Savaii base.

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51050 ext 306

Salelologa Office

Address MAF Office, Salelologa



Asau Office

Address MAF Office, Asau


Quarantine Division and Regulation Services

about us

Talofa lava, and a warm welcome to our website on the Island of Savaii.

Samoa Quarantine Service (SQS) based at Salelologa Head Quarters have  played a vital  role ensuring proper Notification and Enforcement of Policies and Regulations that  Savaii producers and  Exporters shall be dealing  and  complying  with.

Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), and the Biosecurity Act 2005 mandates our work, where we prevent or control the introduction and spread of pests and diseases that could cause significant damage to human beings, animals, plants and other aspects of the environment or economic activities.

We are also responsible for assisting exporters of primary produce by providing market access opportunities and government-to-government certification for these products.

The Registrar of Pesticides ensures that only registered pesticides are available and in use in Samoa, hence, all imported pesticides must be registered.

The SQS operates a twenty-four-hour, seven-days-a-week service, maintaining a presence at key points in Savaii Salelologa Wharf  for entry of biosecurity risk goods –  seaports, cargo depots and the mail centre at Apia.

The SQS works in tandem with other inspection agencies at the border (Immigration, Customs and Health) for a whole-of-government approach to border protection.
We have a wonderful environment, and unique unspoiled way of life, and we are proud to protect it.

Help Us to Protect Samoa from Exotic Pests and Diseases.

To prevent introduction of agricultural pests and diseases entering Samoa and control the safe use of pesticides.


To provide administrative and technical support services for the Ministry of Agriculture
and Fisheries in Savaii Islands


About Us

To conduct research, provide advisory services, and undertake development on the areas of human resource management, finance, administration, asset management, and information technology in accordance with relevant legislations, policies and procedures of our Government.

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