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Economic and Administrative Implications of the Devolution Framework Established by the Constitution of Kenya Economic and Administrative Implications of the Devolution Framework Established by the Constitution of Kenya

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Date added: 11/09/2010
Date modified: 08/09/2012
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The Constitution of Kenya was formally promulgated into law on 27th August 2010. The new constitution introduced major changes in the country’s governance framework. A key departure from the earlier system of governance is the shift from a highly centralised to a decentralised governance framework, comprising of two levels of government — the national government and 47 county governments. Previously, the Executive, through the President and the Cabinet, exercised significant political, administrative and fiscal power control over both the national and sub-national governments. This is expected to change with the establishment of the county governments.

Engendering Education Sector Budget:Reforming Future Education Sector Budgets Engendering Education Sector Budget:Reforming Future Education Sector Budgets

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Date added: 02/01/2007
Date modified: 07/23/2012
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This paper thoroughly analyses budgetary, policy implications and recommends way forward for the education sector. The main purpose is to inform the budget proposals and contribute to Medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) education sector as the salient features that could spur the sector for economic and social development.

Implications of an  EPA for Kenya's Agricultural Market Access in the EU Implications of an EPA for Kenya's Agricultural Market Access in the EU

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Date added: 05/04/2006
Date modified: 07/23/2012
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The stated objective of the EPAs, (according to the EU) is to introduce reciprocity into (and therefore achieve WTO compatibility for) the long standing trade relationships between the EU and the ACP. As such it is incumbent on ACP countries like Kenya that are contemplating negotiating an EPA to ensure that, at a minimum, market access gains secured under the Lome conventions are not eroded or that there are net welfare gains for the country in the new trade arrangements.

Integrity in the Public Health Sector Service Delivery in Busia County Integrity in the Public Health Sector Service Delivery in Busia County

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Date added: 11/04/2013
Date modified: 02/20/2014
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The study is part of efforts by the IEA-Kenya in Busia county aimed contributing towards reducing corruption prevalence in service delivery in the public health sector in Busia County. The action will include the development of a service charter for the sector in collaboration with the stakeholders. The study will be replicated after two years so as to gauge the effectiveness of the action in contributing towards a reduction in corruption in the county’s health sector. The survey’s principal aim was to attempt to ascertain the extent of corruption in service delivery in the public health sector in Busia County and to determine how citizens understand and perceive it and how the citizens have actually experienced it in practice.

 

Integrity in Water Supply Service Delivery in the Public Sector in Machakos County Integrity in Water Supply Service Delivery in the Public Sector in Machakos County

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Date added: 10/31/2013
Date modified: 11/19/2013
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This report highlights the findings of a baseline survey that was carried out by the Institute of Economic Affairs Kenya (IEA-Kenya) on how water consumers experience integrity in the water supply service delivery in the public sector in the County. The study was carried out between 16 and 21 September 2012 in the six constituencies that make up the County namely: Yatta, Masinga, Mwala, Kangundo, Kathiani and Machakos town constituencies. The study covered both rural and urban areas in the county targeting households and institutions.