Department of planning and statistics

This Department is headed by a Director who provides technical assistance for conducting research, collecting, analyzing and maintaining data as well as disseminating information on sectoral policies, activities and programmes.


  • Conducts research on the Ministry’s programmes and provides information and data to aid decision-making relevant to the achievement of sectoral objectives and goals
  • Ensure the maintenance of records of conventions and treaties of the sector, as well as library and sources of archival information on Ministry policies, plans and achievements
  • Establish and maintain systems and procedures to facilitate inter and intra sectoral linkages, information flow, client sensitivities and policy changes in Ministry matters
  • Monitors and evaluates impact of press and public opinion on sectoral activities and programmes
  • Establishes strategies and machinery for the dissemination of information and the promotion of the good image of the sector internally and externally.
  • Prepare periodic bulletins and publicity material on implementation of Ministry activities for stakeholders
  • Undertakes periodic review of public relations policies relating to overall sectoral plans and priorities
  • Creating a website of the Ministry which is accessible to everyone
  • Liaises with the Client Service Unit to create systems and procedures to provide necessary information to clients and the general public.
  • Reporting to the Director General of the Ministry