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Publisher Council of Governors (CoG)
Year of Publication 2019
County Kakamega

The County Budget addresses key roles in attaining and maintaining a desired level of economicgrowth by ensuring a balanced distribution of resources and wealth through development projectsand programmes. During the FY 2018/2019 Kakamega County witnessed significant improvementin socio-economic and fiscal development. To sustain this momentum, the County has put measuresto track its expenditure and project status continuously through developing monitoring andevaluation system and performance contracting infrastructure. Through these initiatives, the countyhas implemented many development projects in various sectors which have stimulated economicgrowth being witnessed so far.Despite the growth prospects, poverty and unemployment still remain the major challenges.However, with decisive and firm action being implemented in accountable and transparent manner,the County shall speed up the pace of economic growth and accelerate massive transformation whichwill expand job market and wealth creation.The implementation of the FY 2018/19budget faced some challenges. Among the notable challengeswas the delay in the disbursement of funds from the National Treasury. Consequently, this delayedproject implementation during the first quarter of the year.Despite the challenges encountered, the County achieved tremendous development milestones thatinclude, upgrading of gravel roads to bitumen standards to improve accessibility, the on-goingconstruction of state-of-art County Teaching and Referral Hospital to improve accessibility to qualityhealth services, upgrading of market infrastructure to create an enabling environment for business tothrive, improved education infrastructure that has improved learning and training environment,provision of subsidized agricultural inputs to improve food security and initiation of water projectsto cover every home over the medium term.This County Budget Review and Outlook Paper (CBROP)is prepared in accordance with the PublicFinancial Management Act, 2012 section 118.It presents the recent economic developments, actualfiscal performance of the FY2018/2019 and makes comparisons to the budget appropriations for thesame financial year.

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