The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine forms and implements the state agricultural policy, state policy in the domains of agriculture and food security of the state, protection of plant variety rights, animal husbandry, plant cultivation, rural development, horticulture, viticulture, winemaking, hop growing, food and processing industry (hereinafter - the areas of agro-industrial production), technical policy in the field of agro-industrial complex- and machine building for agro-industrial complex, rural development, farming development, agricultural cooperation, agricultural advisory activities, monitoring and soil fertility on agricultural lands, seed production and seedlings;
It provides for formation and implementation of state policy in the domains of fisheries and fishing industry, protection, use and reproduction of aquatic bioresources, regulation of fishing and maritime safety of fishing fleet vessels, in the field of topographic, geodetic and cartographic activities, land relations, land management, in the field of State land cadastre, state supervision (control) in the agro-industrial complex in terms of compliance with land legislation, use and protection of land of all categories and forms of ownership, soil fertility;
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine forms and implements state policy in the field of national geospatial data infrastructure;
forms and implements the state policy in the field of supervision (control) in the system of engineering and technical support and innovative development of the agro-industrial complex;
forms and implements the state policy in the field of land melioration and operation of state water management facilities of complex purpose, inter-farm irrigation and drainage systems.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy is guided in its activities by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, decrees of the President of Ukraine and resolutions of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and other legislation.