Mandate
Population Counter
40,300,000

The National Population Council is mandated to:

  1. Promote, Guide and Coordinate the implementation of the National Population Policy and Programme ensuring policy and coherence.
  2. Support the integration of Population factors in development planning at National and lower Local Government levels in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan.
  3. Advocate for Policies, Programmes, Strategies and Resources to address population issues.
  4. Monitor and evaluate the country population programmes in accordance with the agreed framework under the National Development Plan.
  5. Analyse, interpret and document demographic trends and their implications on socio economic development;
  6. Commission research and policy oriented studies to inform policy and programming.
  7. Advise the president on population matters.