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Programme Governance Structures

ASDSP Steering Committee (SC) – overall governing body of the programme, chaired by the Principal Secretary State Department for Agriculture, is composed of representatives from the public and private sector.

Main function;
  • Overall policy guidance and oversight through approval of Programme implementation frameworks
  • Monitoring progress and financial reports
National Programme Secretariat (NPS)

National Programme Coordinator (1)

Programme Advisor (1)

Technical Specialists (6)

  • Overseeing overall programme work planning and budgeting
  • Facilitate national level partnerships & collaborations
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of Counties

County level

County Steering Committee (CSC) – oversees programme’s operations in each county, chaired Chief Executive Committee Member (CECM) in charge of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries with other members

drawn from public and private sector.

Main function

– Approval of work plan and budgets

– Monitoring and Evaluation

County Coordination Units

County Coordinator (1)

Technical officers (4)

Support staff (5)

  • Facilitate demand-driven and stakeholder-led problem identification and solutions
  • Participate in operational partnerships with and mobilize resources from partners
  • Overseeing the implementation of ASDSP-sponsored contributions to partnership-based activities in the counties.
Value Chain Platform (VCP)

A value chain stakeholder body that specific to a particular value chain


Representatives of producers, processors, traders, wholesalers, retailers, researchers, public and private extension service providers, microfinance, regulators institutions, NGOs

  • Development of VC upgrading strategies detailing WHO will do WHAT including budgets and funding sources
  • Promotion of partnership and funding opportunities
  • Advocacy and lobbying