6th Annual Devolution Conference

4th - 8th March, 2019, Kirinyaga University, Kirinyaga County

3 Days   40+ Speakers

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About The Conference

The Annual Devolution Confrence

Introduction

Over the last six years, joint efforts have been made to ensure that devolution is a success. Both the National Government and the 47 County Governments have taken significant steps to implement devolution and each level of government supported sectors with fully devolved functions with requisite legislation, systems and structures to make it work. In turn, the public has been regularly updated and educated on citizen participation, the achievements so far and how they can contribute.

The County Governments have put in place mechanisms to strengthen and deepen devolution by continuously setting up sub counties, wards and decentralized entities including village council in order to expand public engagement in priority setting, decision-making and governance.

It is on this basis that the two levels of government have decided to engage with Kenyans once again through the 6th Annual Devolution Conference to build up from the previous Conference and to allow the Government and its key stakeholders to have discussions on what they have been able to deliver, the lives or the sectors that have been transformed over the last one year and to measure the progress made in the last one year in the Big Four Sectors which are Health, Agriculture, Trade and Manufacturing and Affordable Housing.

Manufacturing and Blue Economy
Manufacturing and Blue Economy
expansion of the manufacturing sector with an aim to promote value addition to products, whilst creating employment opportunities for the country’s working-age population, by 2022
Agriculture
Agriculture
100% Food and Nutrition Security commitment - encourage large-scale commercial farming to increase and diversify the staples in the country through irrigation and other technologies.
Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing
The Affordable and housing sector will focus on addressing issues that will lead towards affordable & innovation practices in the provision of housing and infrastructure development in attainment of sustainable development
Health
Health

The health sector will focus on Universal Health Care (UHC) coverage addressing the following targets: Role of primary Health Care in accelerating implementation of UHC, efficiency in utilizing health resources, managing human resource for health in delivering UHC and health financing for sustainable UHC.

Guest Speakers

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta
H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta The President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
H.E William Ruto EGH, EBS
H.E William Ruto EGH, EBSDeputy President of the Republic of Kenya
H.E. Hon. Wycliffe Oparanya, EGH
H.E. Hon. Wycliffe Oparanya, EGHChairman, Council of Governors Kenya
Hon. Eugene Wamalwa EGH
Hon. Eugene Wamalwa EGHCS, Devolution and ASAL Areas
Hon. Senator Kenneth Lusaka
Hon. Senator Kenneth LusakaSpeaker of the Senate Kenya
H.E Mwangi Wa Iria
H.E Mwangi Wa IriaVice-Chairperson, Council of Governors Kenya

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