Department of Planning, policy & Statistics

The Department of Planning, Policy and Statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation is responsible for developing and implementing agricultural policies and strategies, collecting and analyzing agricultural data, and providing statistical information related to the agriculture and irrigation sector.

This department plays a crucial role in formulating agricultural development plans and policies, ensuring effective resource allocation and utilization in the sector, and monitoring and evaluating the impact of these policies and programs. It works closely with other departments within the Ministry to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to agricultural planning and development.

In addition, the Department of Planning, Policy and Statistics is involved in monitoring and evaluating the impact of agricultural and irrigation programs and projects. They gather relevant data and information, analyze the results, and provide recommendations for improvement. They also play a crucial role in budgeting and resource allocation for the ministry’s activities in the agriculture and irrigation sectors

Overall, the department plays a vital role in guiding and directing the agricultural and irrigation policies and activities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, with the objective of achieving sustainable and efficient agricultural practices and modernized irrigation infrastructure.

Mr.Siad Abdi Jama

Director of Department

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.