Irrigation and Agro-metrology Department

The Irrigation and Agro-metrology department is the technical department in the ministry of agriculture and irrigation of the federal republic of Somalia that oversees all irrigation service management in the country. It also oversees the production and dissemination of agro-metrology information to farmers so that they can make informed decisions that improve agricultural productivity.

The Director of Irrigation and Agro-Meteorology is the functional Head of the Department.
He is responsible for the overall technical, administrative and financial management of the
Department. The incumbent is a career senior civil servant appointed through a competitive
process and is responsible for providing leadership and vision for achieving goals of the
Department. He will be responsible for providing technical and professional support to the
Director General

Mr. ________

Mr. ________

Director of Irrigation and Agro-metrology Department

MANDATE

Coordinating the provision of Irrigation and Agro-meteorological services, weather forecasts, warnings and other information, for the needs of stakeholders.

Coordinate irrigation and agro-metrology project in the ministry of agriculture and irrigation.

Develop irrigation and agro-metrology projects to support the increase agricultural production objective of the ministry.

Provide effective leadership, enabling the department to improve performance of its functions and achieve set results

Provide accurate and timely reporting on progress of implementation of Agro-meteorology policies, strategies and programs.

Ensuring agricultural productivity in the short-and-long-term through land and water irrigation management practices.

Provide accurate and timely reporting on progress of implementation of Irrigation policies, strategies and programs