Legal Mandates of the Ministry

 

The Ministry of Planning and National Development has the following mandates (translated from the Government Gazette, 06/01/2018):

 

Mandate as published in the Government Gazette

Key concept/function

1

To produce appropriate plans and strategies for development capable of ensuring that the long-term goals of the country are achieved.

Planning

Policies and Strategies

2

To establish long-term, medium-term and short-term plans encompassing all economic and social aspects of the Somaliland people’s life, through fostering community engagement.

Planning

3

To prepare yearly targets to track progress in the provision of social services against measured baselines.

Planning

Statistics

4

To coordinate all development projects funded by donors.

Partner coordination

 

5

To produce statistics on all national resources, including livestock, agriculture, industrial production and infrastructure in the country.

Statistics

6

To prepare statistical reports on the social, economic and environmental situation in the country.

Statistics

7

To study and describe the socio-economic conditions of the community.

Statistics

Studies

8

To strengthen Somaliland's economic development co-operation with donors and international organizations.

Partner coordination

 

9

To monitor all development projects so as to ensure that plans are implemented effectively and responsibly.

Monitoring

 

10

To evaluate development projects upon completion, compiling findings of the evaluation in an end report.

Evaluation

 

11

To identify barriers that hinder development plans’ implementation.

Studies

12

To monitor the implementation of the National Development Plan II on an annual basis, reporting on performance, impediments or obstacles as well as challenges. To advise on the appropriate steps necessary to overcome the identified obstacle and ensure that the intended objectives of the plan are reached.

Monitoring and Evaluation

 

13

To register international and local organisations operating in the country and involved in the implementation of projects.

Partner coordination

 

Table 1 the Ministry is guided by the following core values