Publisher Council of Governors (CoG)
Year of Publication 2020
County Kisumu

The Constitution of Kenya and Section 130 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012 require theCounty Executive Member for Finance to submit the Budget Estimate of the County Government for thefollowing year by 30th April in the format and content prescribed, together with other information anddocuments supporting the submitted Estimates.This is the third budget of the current County government, implementing the Manifesto of the GovernorH.E. (Prof.) Peter Anyang Nyongo, under the slogan Tich Tire. The budget proposals fulfill the tenpoint agenda of the current County Government, thus:

I. Revitalize agriculture for food security and agribusiness;

II. Ensure a healthy population living in a clean environment;

III. Build modern physical infrastructure;

IV. Promote skills development and innovation;

V. Conserve the environment while opening the Kisumu lakefront for business;

VI. Provide decent housing in inclusive towns, semi-urban centers and villages;

VII. Promote sports, culture and the arts;

VIII. Promote industrialization and a vibrant service sector, supported by sustainable energy sources andinformation and communication technologies;

IX. Promote tourism driven by culture and heritage as well as new products;

X. Deepen the structures of devolved governance and strengthen revenue generation and accountability in use ofpublic funds.

In this budget, Kshs.979 Million is allocated to key projects in this Agenda. Further, another Kshs.-1,335,487,300 goes to sector interventions and direct investments in the wards.In agriculture, the County government has prioritized value addition activities in the rice, cotton and dairysub- sectors. In health, we focus on developing capacity for specialized treatment services at the JaramogiOdinga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) by completing the Cancer Centre at thefacility. At the same time, this budget provides for building and equipping theatre services in three subcounty hospitals while improving the quality care at the lower level facilities.Implementation of the County Roads Maintenance Teams is on course in this budget as the governmentshifts focus to labor-intensive maintenance of roads away from contractor-based maintenance activities.

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