Directorate: Policy, Planning and Economics - MFMR

DIRECTORATE: POLICY, PLANNING AND ECONOMICS

MANDATE

The Directorate is mandated to co-ordinates the formulation, implementation, as well as monitoring and evaluation of fisheries policies and legal framework, carry out continuous socio-economic research and evaluation, collect, capture, analyze and disseminate data to end users and stakeholders, manage fishing rights and allocation of fishing quotas, issue licensing of vessels and co-ordinates overall planning of the Ministry.

 

Division: Policy, Planning and Economics
Sub-Division: Policy

We Will:

  • Co-ordinate policy formulation when need arises;
  • Ensure  policy implementation at all times;
  • Review policies after every five years or when need arises;
  • Conduct policy research a year  prior to review date; and
  • Negotiate and promote Namibia’s interests at international fora annually;
Sub-Division: Planning

We Will:

  • Review and formulate ministerial strategic and development plans after five years intervals;
  • Ensure that implementation of capital projects is aligned to Annual work plan and Strategic plan;
  • Monitor progress of planned activities on quarterly basis;
  • Prepare monthly monitoring reports on capital projects;
  • Ensure that Ministerial programmes and projects are aligned to the national development priorities;
  • Review Strategic Plans and Bi-Annual Progress Reports at set intervals;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports on developmental budget execution;
  • Prepare Ministerial annual report; and
  • Provide advice to the Ministry and stakeholders when need arises.
Sub-Division: Economic

We Will:

  • Continuously carryout economic research and analyses;
  • Appraise socioeconomic performance of the fishing sector annually; and
  • Participate in international fora annually.
  • Undertake socio-economic analysis of the fishing sector’s contribution to the national economy
  • Conduct assessments for harvesting fishing rights and quota
  • Provide socio-economic advice on fisheries management
Sub-Division: Statistics

We Will:

  • Continuously capture and verify fish landings;
  • Collect, verify and capture employment  data annually; and
  • Analyze and produce fisheries statistical reports on quarterly and annual basis.
Sub-Division: Fisheries Administration

We Will:

  • Administer fishing rights and quota as prescribed in the Marine Resources Act, 2000 (Act no.27 of 2000);
  • Issue fishing vessel licenses within two working days;
  • Invoice right holders on fees and levies payable on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Produce  fees and levies collected reports on annual basis; and
  • Provide information on fees and levies collected within two working days from date of request.
Director: Policy, Planning & Economics
Vacant
 
Deputy Director: Policy, Planning & Economics
Vacant
 
 
 
 
 
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