The day to day implementation of Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme is undertaken by a project coordinating unit (PCU). The PCU is headed by the Project Coordinator (PC). To run the project the PC is assisted by two teams. These are a technical and an administrative team.
The technical team is composed of specialists in various fields of agriculture and community development. The team is currently composed of a gender and community mobilization specialist, a horticulture specialist, environmental specialist, project monitoring and evaluation officer, project engineers, agribusiness and value chain development specialist and information & communication specialist.
The administrative team is composed of project accountants, supply chain management officers,project administrators, project secretaries, support staff and drivers.
The PCU is answerable to the Project Steering Committee (PSC). The PSC has an oversight authority over the PCU. The main roles of PSC is to provide guidance to project management and resolve problems that might arise during project implementation, review and approve project’s annual work plans and budgets to ensure adherence to project’s development objectives ,monitor performance of the project and advise the implementers on policy issues. The PSC is chaired by the Principal Secretary (PS) of State Department for Crops Development. Its membership is composed of members from key departments in the agricultural sector, organizations representing farmers/farmer groups and other stakeholders at the national level.
The day to day implementation of the project activities at the county level is managed by the County Project Implementation Team (CPIT). The CIPT comprises the relevant county directors of technical departments and is chaired by the Chief Officer (CO)responsible for agriculture; secretary being the County Director of Agriculture (CDA)
At the community level, there are various committees determined by the number of infrastructure / structures being developed.