Department of Financial Administration

The Administration and Finance Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation is a critical division responsible for overseeing and managing the administrative, financial, and budgetary aspects of the ministry’s operations. With a primary focus on supporting the agricultural and irrigation sectors, our department plays a crucial role in ensuring the effective utilization of resources, promoting financial transparency, and facilitating the smooth functioning of the ministry.

The goal of the department is to enhance the capacity of operations management of the Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation in areas related to procurement, financial and administrative management. The goal of the department is to enhance the capacity of operations management of the Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation in areas related to procurement, finance, Archive, Information Technology, and administrative management.

Under the direct supervision of the Director General, the administration and financial Department is responsible for the performance of the administration, finance, logistics section, and archive service section.

The primary functions of this department are to provide administrative support, forecast and manage balance sheets, manage budgets, financial reporting and risks, and develop standards for financial performance.

Ms. Fathi Sheikh Hassan

Director of Department

AFD Vision:

The Administration and Finance Department aspires to be a center of excellence in financial management and administration within the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, accountability, and efficiency in the utilization of resources, thereby supporting the ministry’s mission of sustainable agricultural development and effective irrigation management.

Department main Objectives

  • Overall coordination, management, and reporting on finance, Administration, and Record management. 
  • Prepare the Ministry’s recurrent and development budgets.
  • Provide effective leadership, enabling the Department to improve the performance of its functions and achieve set
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of Finance and administration. 
  • Provide and maintain office accommodation, facilities, and other necessities including logistics and motor vehicles.
  • Maintain Financial Account Records for MOAI.
  • Ensure Proper Utilization and Maintenance of Fixed Assets Register for MOAI.
The Director of Planning, Policy, and Statistics responsibilities are varying but typically include the following

He is responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to guide the ministry’s activities and ensure the achievement of its goals and objectives. This involves analyzing agricultural activities and programs and identifying areas for improvement or development.

He involves and leads in formulating and implementing policies related to agriculture and irrigation.

He oversees the collection and analysis of agricultural and irrigation-related data. This involves working with statisticians and other experts to collect accurate and timely data on crop yields, farm incomes, irrigation systems, and other relevant indicators. Analyzing this data will help in monitoring progress and evaluating the impact of agricultural policies and programs.

He is responsible to monitor the implementation of agricultural policies and programs and evaluating their effectiveness. This includes conducting field visits and providing feedback to ensure that projects are aligned with objectives and are delivering expected outcomes.

He engages with various stakeholders within the agriculture and irrigation sectors, such as farmers, industry associations, research institutions, and non-governmental organizations. This involves fostering partnerships, collaborating on initiatives, and gathering input to inform policy and planning decisions.

He prepares reports and presentations on the ministry’s activities, outcomes, and future plans. This includes communicating important information to senior leadership, government officials, and the public to ensure transparency and accountability.