Planning, Research & Statistics

Department of Planning, Research & Statistics

Department of Planning, Research & Statistics

Welcome to the Department of Planning, Research & Statistics, the analytical hub driving evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning for the Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment, and Employment Generation in Yobe State.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide comprehensive planning, rigorous research, and accurate statistical analysis to inform policy formulation, program development, and resource allocation, ultimately contributing to sustainable socioeconomic development in Yobe State.

Our Vision

To be the foremost center of excellence in planning, research, and statistical analysis, recognized for our commitment to producing actionable insights that drive positive change and inclusive growth.

Core Functions

Strategic Planning:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans aligned with the ministry’s objectives and the socioeconomic priorities of Yobe State.
  • Conduct environmental scans, SWOT analyses, and scenario planning exercises to anticipate emerging challenges and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to formulate actionable strategies for achieving long-term goals and targets.

Policy Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct policy research on key issues related to wealth creation, empowerment, and employment generation.
  • Analyze policy implications, assess potential impacts, and provide recommendations for policy reform and innovation.
  • Produce policy briefs, white papers, and research reports to support evidence-based policymaking at the ministry and state levels.

Data Collection and Management:

  • Design and implement data collection methodologies, surveys, and research studies to gather relevant socioeconomic data.
  • Establish data management systems and databases to organize, store, and analyze data effectively.
  • Ensure data quality, integrity, and security in compliance with data protection regulations and best practices.

Statistical Analysis and Forecasting:

  • Conduct statistical analysis, econometric modeling, and forecasting to identify trends, patterns, and relationships in socioeconomic data.
  • Generate insights and forecasts to inform decision-making on economic, employment, and business trends.
  • Produce statistical reports, dashboards, and visualizations to communicate findings to stakeholders and the public.

Program Evaluation and Impact Assessment:

  • Design and implement program evaluation frameworks to assess the effectiveness and impact of ministry initiatives and interventions.
  • Measure outcomes, outputs, and performance indicators to determine program success and identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide evidence-based recommendations for optimizing program design, implementation, and resource allocation.

Knowledge Management and Dissemination:

  • Curate and disseminate research findings, best practices, and lessons learned through various channels, including publications, seminars, and workshops.
  • Foster knowledge sharing and collaboration among internal and external stakeholders to promote learning and innovation.
  • Establish partnerships with academic institutions, research organizations, and other stakeholders to leverage expertise and resources for mutual benefit.

At the Department of Planning, Research & Statistics, we are committed to leveraging data-driven insights and evidence-based analysis to support informed decision-making and foster sustainable development in Yobe State. Our dedicated team of planners, researchers, and statisticians is here to serve as a trusted resource for strategic planning, policy analysis, and socioeconomic research. Together, we will work towards building a prosperous and inclusive future for all residents of Yobe State.

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