|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2019|
The FY 2019/20-2021/22 Medium Term Expenditure Budget Framework will be anchored onthe new county administration economic and transformation agenda as enshrined in the CountyIntegrated Development Plan (2018-2022), the third Medium Term Plan of Kenya Vision 2030,and the Governors Manifesto. The manifesto is premised on the 3Es pillar framework ofEducation, Equity and Economy for sustainable, inclusive development and shared prosperity.The Fiscal Strategy Paper has been prepared by the County Government as part of its efforts toensure effective linkage between policy, planning and budgeting. It provides an updatedresource envelope of Kshs. 5.563 Billion for the FY 2019/2020 County budget, presents a fiscalframework and ministerial ceilings for the fiscal year and the medium term.Kenyas growth remains strong, supported by strong public and private sector investment andappropriate economic and financial policies. The economy grew by 6.0 percent in the thirdquarter of 2018 and 6.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 up from 5.8 percent in the firstquarter of 2018, averaging 6.0 percent in the first three quarters of 2018.Economic growth isprojected to expand by 6.1 percent in FY 2018/2019, 6.2 percent in FY 2019/2020, 6.4 percent inFY 2020/21 and 7.0 percent by FY 2022/23.The county government of West Pokot is committed to ensuring the success of devolution. Inthis regard, the need for continued fiscal discipline and prudent utilization of public resources isemphasized. This therefore calls for greater transparency and accountability in public financemanagement at the county level.The ministerial priorities for the 2019/2020 fiscal year and the medium term include investmentsin agriculture and irrigation to boost county food security, education, road infrastructure, health,water, peace and security, strengthening business environment and support to Small and Microenterprises and Co-operatives to boost job creation more specifically for the youth. I call upon allour stakeholders to continue supporting us on the basis of mutual respect, cooperation andconsultation.
|Tags||west, pokot, county, fiscal, structure, 2019, West Pokot-Final_CFSP__2019, Public Finance|
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