The Hon. Minister, Chief Audu Ogbeh today inaugurated the Project Coordination Unit – PCU of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for effective implementation of Development partner funded projects.
The PCU headed by Dr. Aisha Mohammed-Ndayako is to coordinate & supervise all development partner funded projects & support programmes; review oncoming projects and ensure alignment with the APP and ERGP; review recently closed projects, prepare and negotiate pipeline projects; participate in the supervisory missions of projects; perform any function relating to development partners in the ministry and to perform duties assigned by the Permanent Secretary.
Speaking, the Permanent Secreatary – Dr Bukar Hassan to whom the PCU reports, said the unit will enhance accountability and effective management of development Partner funded projects.
The Hon. Minister, Chief Ogbhe charged the PCU members drawn from key departments of the ministry, to utilize their expertise and help reduce project costs and maximize results.