Mandate & Scope of Operation

The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation is responsible for, and is keen on planning and coordinating the development priorities and activities of all national, regional and local authorities as well as development partners in a more coherent and organized manner in line with the objectives of the Federal Government of Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Ministry

The core functions of the Ministry are as follows:

  1. Plan, develop, and implement the policy of national planning and international cooperation,
  2. Rehabilitate, modernize , and capacitate offices , administrations, and officials of the Ministry,
  3. Protect the property of  the Ministry and account for its  missing property.
  4. Follow up previous agreements concerning the ministry of planning and international cooperation- or was party to:
    • Plan the socio-economic of the country
    • Propose laws concerning the work of the ministry
    • Prepare and present  the periodical report of the activities of the Ministry,
  5. Plan and follow up the evaluation and implementation of the national development plans by  collaborating with the concerned ministries  and agencies.
  6. Strengthen the economic cooperation  between Somalia and the donor countries and the international agencies.
  7. Plan coordinate the national development programs and projects of  the country.
  8. Coordinate and present the rehabilitation and reconstruction programs of the country to  donor countries and  international  agencies by collaborating with  the concerned Ministries and institutions.
  9. Survey and study the socio economic situation of the society.
  10. Conduct the census of the population ,livestock , industries, farms, houses, and other resources.
  11. Reestablish the database center to safeguard data integrity.
  12. Strengthen the cooperation and coordination among line-ministries.
  • To coordinate activities related to institutional and capacity development for the country as a whole and government institutions in particular.
  • To develop, implement and maintain national planning for sustainable social and economic development.
  • To supervise, monitor and evaluate national projects, statistical activities and surveys in the country.