Publisher Council of Governors (CoG)
Year of Publication 2018
County West Pokot

The FY 2018/19-2020/21 MTEF budget will be anchored on the new county administrationeconomic and transformation agenda as enshrined in the County Integrated Development Plan(2018-2022), the third Medium Term Plan of Kenya Vision 2030, and the Governors ManifestoThe manifesto is premised on the 3Es pillar framework of Education, Equity and Economy forsustainable, inclusive development and shared prosperity. It has been prepared by the CountyGovernment as part of its efforts to ensure effective linkage between policy, planning andbudgeting. It provides an updated resource envelope of Kshs. 5.64 Billion for the FY 2018/2019County budget, presents a fiscal framework and ministerial ceilings for the fiscal year and themedium term.The world economy is estimated to grow by 3.9 percent in 2018 from 3.7 percent in 2017 and 3.2percent in 2016. Kenyas growth remains strong, supported by strong public and private sectorinvestment and appropriate economic and financial policies.The county government of West Pokot is committed to ensuring the success of devolution. In thisregard, the need for continued fiscal discipline and prudent utilization of public resources isemphasized. This therefore calls for greater transparency and accountability in public financemanagement at the county level.The ministerial priorities for the 2018/2019 fiscal year and the medium term include investmentsin agriculture and irrigation to boost county food security, education, road infrastructure, health,water, peace and security , strengthening business environment and support to Small and Microenterprises and Co-operatives to boost job creation more specifically for the youth. I call upon allour stakeholders to continue supporting us on the basis of mutual respect, cooperation andconsultation.

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