The Ministry has launched a five-year agricultural plan called "Maldives Agribusiness Programme (MAP)". The programme is funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The main objective is to introduce environmentally friendly and sustainable farming methods to farmers using modern agricultural resources.
The programme is targeted to islands of North Thiladhunmathi Atoll, South Thiladhummathi Atoll and North Miladhummadulu Atoll. Main work will be carried out and assistance will be provided to several islands in the north of the Maldives.
Ministry signed a MOU with Agro National t Agro National Corporation on May 25, 2022.Under the agreement, Under the agreement, the MAP project will provide sustainable farming facilities at and affordable prices to farmers in 26 islands of three northern atolls with the support climate resilient agriculture systems and innovative technology for farmers in the Maldives. In addition the Ministry and Agro National Corporation will also conduct training programmes for farmers as well.