Research, Statistics and Information Management




February 15, 2017 10:57 am

This Directorate conducts and commissions research, compiles and analyses data for the Ministry in particular and government as a whole. It serves as a stock for compiling all information pertaining to the Ministry in line with its activities and programmes, thereby maintaining a data bank for effective and efficient decision-making.

This Directorate also projects the good image of the Sector both within and outside the country by disseminating information on the Ministry policies, activities and procedures as well as providing a mechanism for receiving feedback on Government’s policies and activities.

The directorate is composed of the following units:

Research and Statistics Unit:

  • It Conducts research into the activities of the Ministry. It also ensures that requisite data is available for decision-making.

Library and Documentation Unit:

  • The unit is responsible for the Library and collating required data to create a database for the Ministry Information Technology/ Information Management Unit:
  • It Initiates and maintains information technology network and infrastructure for the Ministry. It also develops supports and integrates new technologies into the operations of the Ministry

International Desk:

  • Coordinates the organisation of sensitisation and education of the public (by the various departments) on international protocols and conventions which guide the ministries work
  • Assists / Support the various depaetment in their reporting on the status of implementation of various international protocols and conventions