The National Drought Management Authority Act (2016) mandates the Authority to exercise overall coordination over all matters relating to drought risk management and to establish mechanisms, either on its own or with stakeholders, that will end drought emergencies in Kenya.


To be a world-class authority in drought management and climate change adaptation for sustainable livelihoods


To provide leadership and coordination of Kenya’s effort in the management of drought risks and enhancing adaptation to climate change

Core values

  • Passion for results
  • Accountability and Integrity
  • Selfless service based on citizen orientation
  • Responsive to the needs of vulnerable groups
  • Participatory approach
  • Transformative innovation