The Projects Department is one of the departments of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs. This department is the main implementation arm of the Ministry that assists in the conceptualization, development, implementation and monitoring of programmes and projects in Amerindian Villages and Communities.

The Projects Department comprises of specialized skills in project management, environmental economics, natural resources management and rural development, which combine to create and sustain the institutional capacity required to fulfill the Ministry’s mandate.

The main focus of the department is primarily on projects implementation, monitoring and evaluation, policy development, strategic planning, advocacy, resource generation geared towards the development of Amerindian villages/communities.

The Ministry has developed a Sustainable Development Framework which is a strategic tool designed to ensure more effective and efficient support to the Amerindian villages.

It will assist villages craft their developmental vision and priority plans, strengthen accountability and transparency at the village level, improve on coordination with all actors, and assist the state to monitor and report on the various local, national and international sustainable development goals including the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Some of the projects managed by the Department include:

Presidential Grants

Women’s Small Business

Language Revival

Cultural Enhancement initiatives

Hinterland School Uniform


Community and Infrastructure Development

Information Communication & Technology

Agricultural Development Projects

For more information, Contact Us:

Office Number : 225-6644

  1. Pragramme Coordinator Mr. Besham Ramsaywack – 657 6526
  2. Management Development Officer Coastal Regions, Kurt Perreira – 621 2479
  3. Management Development Officer  Region 1, Adriana Welcome – 600 8874
  4. Management Development Officer  Region 9, Mohamed Nazim – 600 8864
  5. Management Development Officer  Region 7, Eliza bascome – 665 3710
  6. Management Development Officer  8, Antonio George – 693 1434