Preparation of the Annual Development Plan (ADP) is provided for in Section 126 of the PFM
Act, 2012 and Section 104 of the County Government Act, 2012 in fulfilment of Article 220 of
the Kenyan Constitution.
The 2020/2021 ADP is the third Plan prepared in the implementation of the CIDP 2018-2022 in
realization of the Vision 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Plan reviews the
implementation status of the previous ADP (2018-2019). Although most activities proposed in the
Plan received budgetary allocation in the FY 2018/19 budget; the funds were used to settle pending
bills from the last financial years as opposed to initiating new projects. There is need, therefore to
document all the pending bills and provide budgetary allocation in this Plan in order to ensure
smooth execution of the subsequent plans and budgets.
During the public consultative fora, a number of challenges facing the resident of the county were
identified as food insecurity; high illnesses; high poverty levels; high unemployment levels;
environmental degradation; and, poor road network hampering trade. In addressing these
challenges, the Plan has identified five strategic areas that will guide the allocation of resources.
The five strategic areas are also geared towards the realization of the “Big Four” agenda of the