|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
The following notable progress has been made on the implementation of the previous budget across the fivepriority areas: To ensure the Kisii residents Access Water through water points close to their homes, 9 water schemeswere completed while16 are ongoing. 45 water springs were protected while 9 boreholes were drilled aswell. The County also acquired the drilling rig to ensure reduced costs of drilling boreholes. To enhance Food Security, the county initiated 2 fruit processing plants (Banana and Avocado) incollaboration with development partners. The banana factory is at 40% level of completion while theAvocado is estimated at 80%. The projects are implemented in phases and are expected to be complete inFY 2019/20. At the same time, 4,150 farmers in 25 wards were trained on poultry farming and providedwith chicks while extension services were extended to 34,000 farmers to improve production levels. To strengthen the Health Systems and enhance productivity and welfare of the people, nine healthfacilities were operationalized while Ogembo and Nduru Level 4 hospitals were equipped with diagnosticequipment. Agreements/ protocols for construction of cancer centre were signed while a 250-bed capacitymale ward at KTRH and a 50-bed doctors hostel block were completed. To ensure adequate and Efficient Transportation within the County, 423 km of roads were compactedwhile 250 were gravelled. 322 km of roads were maintained while 97.5 km of village access roads wereopened. In Urban Development, to ensure proper planning of the urban centres in the county and attract supportthrough development partners, preparation of Urban Development Plans for Ogembo, Kenyenya,Mosocho, Nyamarambe and Keumbu were initiated and are expected to be completed FY 2019/20. Forenhanced security, street lights were installed in 106 markets across the county while 18km of roads inurban centres were constructed with a drainage system at Keroka completed.
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