Governance of the NIWE Primary Producer Finance Scheme

Who are the Ministers who will provide governance and oversight of the Scheme.

Proper governance and oversight of the NIWE Primary Producer Finance Scheme is important and will be provided through the following framework.

The Cabinet Extreme Weather Recovery Committee has delegated oversight of the Scheme to Joint Ministers. These ministers are:

  • The Minister of Finance 
  • The Minister of Agriculture
  • The Minister for Regional Development 
  • The Minister for Rural Communities
  • The Minister for Economic Development.

To ensure funding can be delivered in a timely manner, a delegated sub-set of these Joint Ministers will make decisions on investments under $20 million. These Ministers are:

  • The Minister of Finance 
  • The Minister of Agriculture
  • The Minister for Regional Development

Cabinet will make decisions on investments of $20 million or more.