The Department of Agriculture and Livestock to Establish Corporate Plan

by PNG Business News - June 13, 2022

Photo credit: ANU - Dr. Nelson Simbiken

After 20 years, the Department of Agriculture and Livestock intends to reorganise and construct a corporate plan.

At the 4th World Food Safety Day, Acting Secretary Dr. Nelson Simbiken stated this.

According to Dr. Simbiken, the key to reforming the department is to have a Corporate Plan and a Sector Plan, which DAL does not have.

The National Agriculture Development Plan, which was implemented in 2006, was the last excellent sector plan in effect.

Dr. Simbiken explained that they had been attempting to integrate government programmes but that they lacked a clear focus on how to deliver, draw resources, and attract investment.

 “In the next few months, we will be launching the DAL Corporate plan. It will be the first corporate plan, 2023 to 2027. We are targeting to launch it at the end of this month. We are going to review the NADP, Policy expenditure and sustainable development goals and integrate this 20-year plan.”

 

Reference: Iru, Jasmine. Loop (9 June 2022). “DAL New Corporate Plan Underway”.



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