|This plan presents a summary of the Kakamega County key socio-economic,
environmental and development information. The focus is mainly on on-going projects
and programmes, new project proposals outlined by stakeholders during the second MTP
2013-2017 county consultations in December 2012, flagship projects under the Kenya
Vision 2030 implemented in the county and stalled projects, the Jubilee manifesto and
the Governor‘s manifesto which are all guided by the Kenya Constitution 2010.
Kakamega County boarders Vihiga County to the south, Busia and Siaya County to the
West, Bungoma and Trans Nzoia County to the North, Uasin Gishu to the North East and
Nandi County to the East. The county covers an area of approximately 3050.3 Km2
Administratively the County has 12 subcounties, 60 wards spread out in 398,709
According to the 2009 Population and Housing Census, the county population was 1,660,
651 consisting of 797,112 males and 863,539 females giving the population distribution
of 48 percent male and 52 per cent female.