The Ministry is a time-bound mechanism through which investment into Northern Kenya and other
It works in four main ways:
- Policy, legal and institutional reform
- Selective implementation i.e. not on a routine basis
- Regional collaboration with neighbouring countries and regional bodies
An effective institutional framework is essential to ensuring good coordination of development activities in the region. Coordination is arguably even more critical in areas such as
In order to ensure coordinated and harmonised development of
- An ASAL Cabinet Sub-Committee, to provide high-level policy direction and political support to ASAL development.
- An ASAL Inter-Ministerial Committee, through which Permanent Secretaries in key ministries will provide leadership across Government.
- An ASAL Stakeholders Forum, where Government, UN agencies, development partners, NGOs and the private sector, will come together to share experience and coordinate interventions.
- An ASAL Transformation Secretariat, which will provide technical and administrative support to the above structures, and lead and steer the process of harmonisation, alignment and coordination of development in Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands. View ASAL Secretariat terms of reference