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Publisher Council of Governors (CoG)
Year of Publication 2018
County Taita-Taveta

The 2018/19 County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) is the first to be prepared under thissecond County Governments administration. This is an annual paper that outlines thepriority policies and strategies to be employed by the County government to meet its overallobjective of improving the livelihoods of its citizens. The priorities contained in thisdocument have been drawn from the draft second generation County IntegratedDevelopment Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022, Medium Term Plan (MTPIII) as well as from themanifesto of H.E the Governor Granton Graham Samboja.The County Government has set out a robust and comprehensive program of creating anindustrious and wealthy society benefiting from optimal exploitation of natural resources.This will be achieved through the implementation of deliberate strategies geared towardsestablishment of responsible enterprises and value addition in agriculture, ranching andtourism.The key areas of focus aimed at actualizing these broad objectives are highlighted below:-1. Increasing access to clean, quality and potable water for all households, schools andhealth facilities.2. Improved food security and community resilience through provision of adequatewater for irrigation and livestock throughout the County.3. Improved income and livelihood though value addition, marketing and establishmentof fruits, tomatoes, beef and dairy processing plants.4. Investing sufficiently in quality, accessible and affordable health care servicesincluding provision of prerequisite equipment, drugs and health personnel.5. Ensuring quality education through development of ECDE and Library services,equipping of schools and enhanced bursaries allocation6. Provision of quality infrastructure including improved roads network, ICT, qualityhousing and adoption of alternative sources of energy7. Employment and wealth creation through provision of conducive environmentnecessary for the establishment of cottage and small and medium industries.8. Preservation and promotion of Taita Taveta cultural heritage through establishmentof cultural centers and branding of our culture and artefacts.9. Environmental protection and conservation for sustainability and posterity.10. Empowerment of Youth, women, and vulnerable members of the community throughestablishment of small scale cooperatives, talents identification and nurturing andimproved access to cheap and affordable credit.The second County government has inherited from the previous regime, numerousstructural, fiscal and human resources related challenges. These include:1. Very low own source revenue generation thus hindering development expenditure.2. Huge amounts of pending bills on projects, stalled and abandoned projects as a resultof poor budgeting and expenditure management; disregard to the provisions of thePFM Act,20123. Corruption and pilferage of public funds4. Low human resource productivity due to lack of motivation and unconducive workenvironment2018 County Fiscal Strategy Paper 4The County government will continue to engage with the National Government and variousDonor agencies to bridge the financial gap especially in critical areas of water, health andinfrastructure

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