Open governance

OGI Kenya submission: The Division of Revenue Bill (N/A Bill No. 3 of 2020)

In response to a recent invitation for submissions to the subject, OGI Kenya submitted comments and input. The DoRB 2020 proposes to maintain county revenue share of nationally raised revenue at a similar share to 2019/2020 of Ksh. 316.5 billion. In this submission, OGI Kenya’s Director argues among other factors, contradictory and inadequacies in the …

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The Journey from Plan to Budget_Role of Program-Based Budgeting (PBB)

This brief reviews Elgeyo Marakwet County Annual Development Plan (ADP) 2020/21. It looks at the process from which the document was developed and assess decisions taken by both arms of government regarding the content. Traditionally, the county has adopted a blank-slate approach in getting communities to input into the budget decision making that generated a …

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Policy Brief_Inequality thrive where policies fail

In summary, this brief presents a review of job creation policy intervention in Kenya. It reviews policies formulated and implemented by the government of Kenya to address unemployment over the past half a century since 1963, with a focus on the assessment of efficiency and effectiveness of adopted interventions to create new, quality and sustainable …

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Submission to Senate | 3rd Generation Revenue Sharing Formula

The Commission of Revenue Allocation (CRA) has finalized and submitted the proposed third (3rd) generation formula to Senate for consideration. As required by the constitution, the Senate has invited public input and comments in its ongoing public consultations on the formula. We made a submission attached here. Our review indicates that the proposed third-generation formula …

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Why youth-friendliness of healthcare delivery systems could enhance fight against cancer in Kenya

Over the past few years, Kenyans have engaged in an emotional debate over whether cancer should be pronounced a national disaster. Rarely this debate is structured enough to deliberate on the root causes of cancer and explore innovative ways to save Kenyans and the World from losses of loved ones and leaders at prime age …

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OGP Co-creation in Kenya have great complementary lessons for Kenya’s Big Four

Recently, Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration launch big-four plan to transform Kenya. The four agenda of food security; affordable housing and healthcare and; manufacturing which aim at advancing the gains made since independence and advance Kenya’s vision 2030, are somewhat coined from the founding Kenya father’s key planks of transforming Kenya at independence – eradicating disease; poverty …

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