NEPAD Nigeria visits the NEPAD Kenya Secretariat to learn, benchmark, and identify areas for future collaboration.
A team from the Ministry of Devolution and planning, NEPAD Kenya Secretariat and African Centre for Economic Growth (ACEG) led by the NEPAD Kenya CEO Ms. Lillian Mbogo will be in Naivasha reviewing the 2nd Country Self Assessment Report. The assessment is the first stage of Kenya's 2nd Country Review which is currently ongoing. The report will hereafter be presented to principal secretaries for further validation.
The NEPAD Nigeria is scheduled to visit the NEPAD Kenya Secretariat to learn, benchmark, and identify areas for future collaboration. Their itenarnry will include a tour of the various NEPAD projects that are been implemented at the national level along side other blue print projects of Kenya's vison 2030.
Some of the institutions they are to visit include: Agricultural Sector Coordination Unit, The International Livestock Research Institute, The Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport , Geothermal Development Company, MENEGAI High School amongst other institutions.
President Kenyatta said the agreements that were signed will increase trade between the two countries and called on investors to take advantage of the agreements.
“Despite the cordial relations between our two countries the level of economic engagement has been wanting even though a steady growth in trade has been recorded recently. Let us take advantage of the agreements signed today,” said the President.
President Kenyatta said the Government appreciates that devolution is a vehicle for national transformation and shared prosperity.
The President said one of the earliest moves the Jubilee Government made in office was to increase the allocation to county governments to 32 percent of the national budget, which was more than the minimum Constitutional requirement.
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