1. Carrying out the needed studies for drawing action plans and programs for the execution of programs of barren lands distribution for agricultural, animal and fish production purposes, in addition to following up the distribution results according to the Barren Lands Distribution Law, issued by virtue of the Royal Decree no. M/26, dated 6-7-1388H, and its subsequent bylaws and regulations;
2. Producing maps for the soil, land uses, and all maps related to agricultural land activities; and
3. Monitoring seriousness of investment in distributed lands, and making sure that these lands are used for agricultural purposes in coordination with the general departments of agricultural affairs in the regions, as well as completing the transfer of ownership of the lands to those who prove serious in their investments.