The Research, Statistics and Information Management Directorate provides the needed input for policy formulation and decision making through collection, analysis of both primary and secondary data, and operational research and documentation.

The Directorate has two (2) functional areas comprising, Research & Statistics Unit, and the ICT and Information Management Unit.

  • Research and Statistics Unit:

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

  • ICT and Data Management Unit:

The Unit is responsible for the Documentation Centre and for collating required data to create a database for the Ministry. It leads to creating the appropriate policy strategies for branding and building the corporate image for the success of government business within the sector.

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.