|dc.description.abstract||Trans Nzoia County is one of the forty seven (47) counties in Kenya. The county borders
the Republic of Uganda to the West, Bungoma and Kakamega Counties to the South,
West Pokot County to the East and Elgeyo Marakwet and Uasin Gishu Counties to the
South East. It covers an area of 2,496 Km2. The county has five constituencies namely
Endebess, Cherangany, Saboti, Kwanza and Kiminini and 25 Wards.
The 2009 Population and Housing Census enumerated a total of 818,757 persons in the
County. Of these 407,172 were male and 411,585 female. The inter-censal growth rate
was 3.7 percent between 1999 and 2009 which is above the national average of 3.0
percent. The population for the County in 2013 is projected to be 949,359 persons of
which 454,972 are male and 459,903 are female.
The County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) took cognisance of the existing
legislations and policy documents. The CIDP was prepared in line the County’s
development blue print, the Kenya Vision 2030, its Medium Term Plans, the Constitution
of Kenya, various Acts and International Commitments like the Millennium
Development Goals (MDGs). It was prepared through a consultative process and
involved all stakeholders. The Plan was validated and approved as per the constitutional