The department is comprised of four directorates namely; Agriculture, Livestock, Veterinary and Fisheries. Each directorate is headed by a director.
To be the leading driver of socioeconomic development through employment creation, income generation and poverty reduction
To improve the livelihoods of people through sustained, competitive, innovative and commercially-oriented livestock, fisheries and modern agriculture
To enhance livelihoods and ensure food and nutrition security through creation of an enabling environment and sustainable natural resource management