Roles and Objectives:

  1. Formulation of medium to long-term national priorities and programmes for Poverty Eradication
  2. Formulation of medium to long-term plans for private sector development strategy and medium term competitiveness strategy.
  3. Undertake policy research on persistence of poverty in some regions of the country.
  4. Build institutional and national capacities in policy formulation and evaluation for sustained economic growth and poverty reduction