The 2020 Taita Taveta County Fiscal Strategy Paper sets out the framework for the
preparation of the 2020/21 budget in accordance with Section 117 of the Public Finance
Management Act, 2012. It articulates key economic policies and fiscal strategies as well as
sector-based expenditure programs that the County intends to implement for the
realization of the County Integrated Development Plan(CIDP) 2018-2022.
The Medium-Term Expenditure Framework aims at ensuring efficiency and effectiveness
in the implementation of the development activities outlined in the 2019 County Annual
Development Plan(CADP). This is aimed at creating a conducive fiscal environment,
adequate for financing of priority programmes and projects by the departments in the
County. This strategic paper is divided into 4 chapters:
Chapter 1 gives the general overview and rationale for preparation of this document. It
also highlights the major achievements made and challenges faced by the county
Chapter 2 outlines the economic context in which the 2020-2021 MTEF budget will be
prepared. It provides an overview of the recent economic development and macro-
2020 County Fiscal Strategy Paper economic outlook covering the national and county scene.
Chapter 3 outlines the fiscal framework under which the 2020/2021 budget will be
based. It briefly highlights the county’s resource envelop for FY 2020/2021 and further
presents the spending priorities for the next budget.
Chapter 4 finally presents the sectors and departmental spending ceilings for 2020/21
budget and the medium term.