The 2020 County Budget Review and Outlook Paper(C-BROP) has been prepared in accordance
with the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012 and the PFM (County) Regulations 2014.
The paper's main focus is enhancing efficiency in resource mobilization and budget
implementation. This is achieved through the realistic review of the mobilization of county
revenues, their allocation and utilization in order to ensure that such resources have greater
impact in addressing the needs of the citizenry.
The 2020 Budget Review and Outlook Paper is set against the backdrop of a tough global and
national economy occasioned by the outbreak and the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The pandemic has adversely impacted on global economy due to imposition of containment
measures and disruption of businesses leading to loss of livelihoods for millions of people.
In Laikipia, COVID 19 pandemic has affected the wellbeing of citizens and increased the
number of poor and vulnerable households. In particular, the pandemic has adversely affected
the micro and small businesses leading to an estimated 50-60% loss in income and employment
while agriculture and livestock markets have contracted by 20-30%. Other sectors adversely
affected include tourism and hospitality, horticulture and floriculture, public transport and