Education Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017


Education Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017    File Size: 202 kB Downloads: 82
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15 June 2017

The provision of meaningful and satisfactory education and training is fundamental to Kenya’s development strategy. Specific government targets for the sector include realizing universal primary education, promoting equity and quality, and improving infrastructure and developing a national strategy for technical and vocational education and training


Health Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017

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Health Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017    File Size: 251 kB Downloads: 44
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15 June 2017

This paper highlights the current status of the Health Sector in Kenya, by identifying key challenges facing service delivery in the sector and providing policy alternatives to address the identified issues. Health care is an essential human right that is addressed in the constitution of Kenya.

The government has the mandate to provide quality healthcare to all citizens without discrimination. Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya outlines the economic and social rights. It provides that every person has the right to the highest attainable standard of health including the right to healthcare services. To achieve this mandate the government has an agenda to reform the health sector.


Unemployment Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017

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Unemployment Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017    File Size: 258 kB Downloads: 92
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15 June 2017

Unemployment in Kenya is a growing phenomenon that attracts the attention of leaders in the public and private sectors. There exists elaborate policies that define and govern employment in Kenya. However, while the existing legislations discourage discrimination and inequalities in employment, they do not clearly define and address the specific challenges that women, youth and persons with disability face in economic participation.


Housing Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017

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Housing Policy as an Agenda for Elections 2017    File Size: 266 kB Downloads: 74
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15 June 2017

This is a policy brief that is derived from a study to understand the dynamics and trends that inform the availability of housing demand and supply in Kenya. It finds that Kenya’s formal housing policy has a strong supply focus that shortchanges rural dwellers whose main challenge to adequate and good housing is based on demand constraints.


Water and Sanitation as an Agenda for Elections 2017

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Water and Sanitation as an Agenda for Elections 2017    File Size: 408 kB Downloads: 53
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15 June 2017

The provision of water supply, sanitation and wastewater services generates substantial benefits for public health, the economy and the environment. Benefits from the provision of basic water supply and sanitation services are massive and far outstrip costs. Benefit-to-cost ratios have been reported to be as high as 7 to 1 for basic water and sanitation services in developing countries.

Wastewater treatment interventions can generate significant benefits for public health, the environment and for certain economic sectors such as fisheries, tourism and property markets, although these benefits may be less obvious to individuals and more difficult to assess in monetary terms.

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