First County Integrated Development Planning: Experiences and Lessons from Laikipia, Nandi, Uasin Gishu, and Meru Counties


First County Integrated Development Planning: Experiences and Lessons from Laikipia, Nandi, Uasin Gishu, and Meru Counties    |   File Size: 320.94 kB Downloads: 6179   |   Post Date: 30 July 2014

Planning is a central function of government. In Kenya this mandate is shared between the National and County Governments. Elected on 4th March 2013, each county government was immediately required to generate their 2013/2014 Budget as well as their first 5 year County Integrated Development Plans. The nascent governments moved at different speeds and have so far produced different results. This paper provides a firsthand account by the authors of working with 4 Counties in developing their CIDPs


Tackling Inequality Within and Across Counties: Policy Recommendations


Tackling Inequality Within and Across Counties: Policy Recommendations    |   File Size: 215.89 kB Downloads: 2862   |   Post Date: 24 July 2014

The push for a devolved system of governance in Kenya, was partially informed by among other things; concerns about poor public service delivery, and regional socio-economic inequality. Both concerns had been largely attributed to a centralized system of governance, which vested power in the executive.  However, with devolution, has come inequality.


Vector Control in Malaria: The Cost Effectiveness of Combined Use of ITN and IRS


Vector Control in Malaria: The Cost Effectiveness of Combined Use of ITN and IRS    |   File Size: 433.7 kB Downloads: 1513   |   Post Date: 03 July 2014

Malaria is a blood disease commonly caused by the parasite Plasmodium Falciparum, transmitted into the human body through the Anopholes mosquito. This disease is known to digest the red blood cell hemoglobin, thereby altering the properties of the cells it inhabits. Malaria is predominant in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) and is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality.


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