ASALS & Regional Development

The ASALS & Regional Development

Mandate of the State Department

  1. Arid and Semi – Arid Lands Management Policy;
  2. Co-ordination of Planning, and Drought Management Development for Arid and Semi- Arid Lands
  3. Implementation of Special Programmes for Development of Arid and Semi-Arid Areas;
  4. Implementation of Arid and Semi- Arid Lands Programmes;
  5. Co-ordinating Research for sustainable Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Resource Management, Development and Livelihoods;
  6. Promotion of Livestock Development, Marketing and Value addition of Resources within Arid and Semi- Arid Areas;
  7. Enhancing Livelihood Resilience of Pastoral and Agro Pastoral Communities;
  8. Co-ordinating Responses Against Drought and Desertification;
  9. Peace Building and Conflict Management within Arid and Semi-Arid Area;
  10. Management and promotion of integrated cross border activities in identified ASAL Counties;
  11. Regional Development Policy Implementation, oversight and management;
  12. Co-ordination of Regional Development Authorities.

Our Directorates

  1. Directorate of Regional Development
  2. Directorate of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
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