The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries works to advance Prince Edward Island's primary industries and its approach to food development, production and sales. The department provides assistance and information to clients and advocates on behalf of the marine fishery and the aquaculture industries to support the development of the fishing industry in a sustainable manner.
Some of the priorities in this mandate are to:
Grow and sustain all elements of agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture
Protect the environment and resources
Develop products that place PEI among the world leaders in food production and innovation