Nakuru County First County Integrated Development Plan (2013-2017), Nakuru County, Kenya

City/Town/Village: n/a
County/Province/District (Name of): 11 sub-counties
Sub-national State: Nakuru County
Country: Kenya
Language: English
Spatial Distinction: Peri-Urban; Rural; Urban
Level of Government: County
Population: 1,603,325
Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million
Policy Type: Plans
Food Systems Sector(s): food acquisition, preparation and consumption; food processing and manufacturing; food production; food retail; food wholesale and distribution
Year of Adoption: 2013
Adopting Government Department(s): Nakuru County Government
Lead Implementing Entity: Nakuru County Planning Unit
Supporting Entity: Nakuru County Ministry of Water, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources; Nakuru County Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Additional Supporting Entity: n/a
Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Links: PDF-Original – Web
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Policy Outcome:

This development plan, the first to be implemented in Nakuru County under the new government structure, creates a framework under which to identify priorities and allocate resources to various county-wide projects. The plan includes background information on the current state of the economic sectors in the county, as well as potential barriers for development and potential policy plans and outcomes. Additionally, institutional framework and methods to create linkages between plans are also included. The agriculture and rural development plan is focused on modernizing Nakuru County agriculture while maintaining sustainability. More specifically, the County plans to modernize agriculture methods through field extension services and new technology, including irrigation, while maintaining sustainability through proper practices, value chain approaches, and infrastructure development. The plan also promotes private-public partnerships and increased production of value added products.

Policy Keywords: agriculture; animal health; animal husbandry; disease management; economic development; fish; fisheries; food loss; plan; rural agriculture; sustainability; value chain collaboration; water