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To provide expertise and services in policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.


  • To coordinate preparation of Sector policies and monitor their implementation and carry out their impact assessments;
  • To analyse policies from other sectors and advise accordingly;
  • To coordinate preparations and implementations of Sector plans and budgets;
  • To carry out monitoring and evaluation of the Sector’s plans and budgets and prepare performance reports;
  • To carry out research, assessments and evaluation of Sector plans and provide a basis for making informed decisions on the future direction of the Sector;
  • To encourage and facilitate the provision of services by the Private Sector in the Sector;
  • To oversee performance contracting;
  • To coordinate preparations of Sector contributions to the Budget Speech and Annual Economic Report;
  • To institutionalise strategic planning; budget; and monitoring and evaluation skills in the Sector;
  • To be a custodian and  coordinator of Ministerial statistics; and
  • To ensure that ministerial plans and budgets are integrated into the Government budgeting process.

This Division will be led by a Director and will comprise two (2) Sections as follows: -

  • Policy and Planning Section; and
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Section.

1.1.1 Policy and Planning Section

This Section will perform the following activities:-

  • Coordinate formulation, review, implementation and monitoring of Sector’s policies; and ensure they are consistent with National policies, frameworks and strategies;
  • Review and advise on policy papers prepared by other ministries;
  • To carry out research and impact studies of Sector policies and provide a basis for making informed decisions on the future direction of the Sector;
  • Compile implementation reports on Ruling Party Manifesto and Parliamentary Committee reports;
  • Coordinate formulation and preparation of the Sector's medium term strategic plan, annual action plans and budgets;
  • Compile reports on Sector projects, programmes and Action Plans and Develop strategies for resource mobilization;
  • Provide technical guidance and support for institutionalization of Strategic Planning and Budgeting process within the Sector;
  • Prepare memorandum of understanding for projects and programs for International financing;
  • Coordinate the preparation of Sector budget speech; and
  • Participate in analysis of outsourcing of non-core functions (Private Sector Participation).

This Section will be led by an Assistant Director.

1.1.2 Monitoring and Evaluation Section

This Section will perform the following activities: -

  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of the Sector 's Annual Plans and Medium Term Strategic Plan;
  • Prepare periodic performance reports;
  • Collect, study and analyze statistics needed in the formulation and implementation of policies, plans and budgetary proposals;
  • Provide inputs in preparation of plans, programs and budgetary activities in the Sector including establishment of performance targets and indicators;
  • Provide technical advice including institutionalization of M&E process;
  • Oversee performance contracting;
  • Undertake research and evaluation studies of plans, projects and programs undertaken by the Sector;
  • Undertake service delivery surveys to collect stakeholders/ clients views on services rendered and advise management accordingly;
  • Coordinate mid-year and annual performance reviews; Coordinate collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of Ministerial data and statistics;
  • Be custodian and focal point of Ministry’s statistics; and
  • Monitor performance of Executive Agencies under the Sector.

This Section will be led by an Assistant Director.