The department of Planning Research and Statistics (PRS) is an important arm of the ministry of agriculture created by the civil service re-organization decree 43 of 1988. The responsibility of the department entails the follows; Policy planning and analysis, identify, prepare, appraise, monitor and justify projects and programmes for the ministry, negotiate funding arrangement for projects/programmes, organize annual events, market survey, agro data sourcing/gathering, publicity and information service among others.


Policy Mandate

The department has the mandate of providing reliable, effective, efficient and fully integrated policy trust that will bets meet the need of the ministry, thereby improving its services to support government strategies for economic/social development.


Office Location

Block A. 6th Floor Ministry of Agriculture; State Secretariat Complex


Principal Contact Person: Amadi C.G.; Director PRS


Profile of Principal Contact Person: Mr. Amadi is a graduate of Agricultural Economics and Extension; he has served in different capacity and currently is the HOD/Director of PRS Rivers State Ministry of Agriculture. He has gathered enormous wealth of experience in civil service affairs as more than twenty eight years of his live career has been invested in service. His hobbies and interest include farming especially in cat fish, poultry keeping and watching of football.