|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2017|
...The County Fiscal Strategy Paper 2017/2018 articulates economic policies and sector priorityprograms that the County intends to implement in the remaining part of the 2013-2017CIDP as outlined in the departmental strategic plans and their respective annual work plansthat are anchored in the County governments economic blue print.The overarching objective of the CFSP is to consolidate our past achievements and takecognizance of implementing challenges in the past four years as we identify opportunities andstrategies for the realization of Kenya Vision 2030.The strategy paper lays a foundation for development of cottage industries, value addingprocesses, agribusinesses, infrastructure development and improvement, training and capacitybuilding, youth empowerment and innovation, among other initiatives, that will eventuallytransform the Nyamira economy to the next level.Therefore, the county government of Nyamira is focused on developing policies andlegislations that will attract and retain investments, capital and skilled manpower; promotesecurity and social cohesion that are prerequisites for socio-economic growth anddevelopment. The realization of this strategy is premised on the support of other arms of thecounty and national governments in particular, passing legislation, playing oversight role,promoting inter-governmental relations, enhancing public participation, civic education,monitoring and evaluation, recruitment, training and retention of skilled manpower,private public partnerships, among others.The County Fiscal Strategy paper also outlines measures the government will put in place to beable to raise the required financial resources for actualizing the plan. It also captures nationalgovernment transfers to the county government and strategies on resource mobilization initiativesand managing the public debts. This is critical in raising the required budgets.The County Fiscal Strategy Paper 2017/2018 will focus on county flagship projects within thedepartments of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; Transport, Roads and Public Works;Health Services; Water, Environment, Energy, Mining and Natural Resources; and Gender,Youth, Sports, Culture and Social Services. The identified flagship projects will have a quickimpact on the socio-economic development that will certainly enhance opportunities forwealth creation amongst our people. We are all tasked to think outside the box in projectidentifications and funding priority areas. We will need to allocate more financial resourcesto mega projects that will see our county move to the next level of development index in thenext 3 years (2017-2019) under our Medium Term Expenditure Framework program.
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