As youth, it is essential for us to understand the budget process in Kenya and dates set for addressing budget concerns at the counties. George Githinji of Ugatuzi Kenya has published information regarding the budget process after compiling data from the Public Finance Management Act. Additional information was obtained from the International Budget Partnership and Transparency international.
George Githinji the founder of Ugatuzi Kenya which is a citizen driven entity that monitors devolution in Kenya through social media. He is also a political science student at Moi University.
August 30th : Marks the beginning of the budget process.
September 1st :County Planning Departments table the Annual Development Plans (ADPs) in their respective Assemblies.
September 1st to February 15th : The National Treasury and the County Treasuries conduct sector hearings where they involve the public and other stakeholders in the preparation of the National Budget Policy Statement and the County Fiscal Strategy Paper respectively.
September 30th : The National Treasury and the County Treasuries should produce their respective Budget Review and Outlook Papers by this date.
October 21st : the National Budget Review and Outlook Paper should be tabled at the National Assembly for discussion. Consequently, the County Budget review and Outlook Paper should be tabled at the County Assemblies.
October 31st : The County governments …Click on the link below to read more regarding the scheduled dates in the budget process
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