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Media Release: CRA Policy to Tackle Marginalization to Ensure That No Kenyan Is Left Behind

CRA Strategic Plan Launch - Chairperson with Hon. Kirui Limo

FRIDAY 22ND JUNE 2018: The Commission on Revenue Allocation has today launched the second policy that identifies marginalized areas and also provides a criteria for sharing revenue from the Equalization Fund. The policy identifies 1424 sub-locations, spread across 366 wards, in 34 counties in Kenya as being the most marginalized. […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE: REVIEW OF THE SECOND REVENUE SHARING FORMULA AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

The principal function of the Commission is to make recommendations concerning the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised by the National Government between the national and county governments, and among the County Governments. The Commission has embarked on a review of the second basis for revenue sharing among county […]

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CRA MEETS DEPUTY PRESIDENT H. E. WILLIAM RUTO

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) held a meeting with the Deputy President of Kenya, H. E. William Ruto at his Karen office in Nairobi on Monday, 15th January, 2018. CRA briefed the DP on its recommendation on the sharing of revenue between national and county governments for 2018/19 and […]

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CRA TRAINS COUNTY REVENUE OFFICERS ON ENHANCEMENT OF REVENUE COLLECTION

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The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) with assistance from the European Union (EU) is working with five county governments to assess their revenue management systems and make recommendations on areas for improvement. As part of the implementation of this programme, CRA held a training for revenue officers from 13 counties […]

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CRA HOLDS STAKEHOLDER VALIDATION WORKSHOP FOR ITS STRATEGIC PLAN

CRA Commissioners, staff and stakeholders at the Strategic Planning Meeting.

The Commission held a stakeholder validation workshop to discuss its Second Strategic Plan for the period 2017-2022. The workshop brought together participants from National Treasury, the Judiciary, Senate, National Assembly, County Assemblies Forum, Council of Governors, constitutional commissions and independent offices, the counties of Kakamega, Wajir, Kitui, Meru, Nakuru, donors […]

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CRA ASSESSES GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE RIFT VALLEY

CRA delegation outside KenGen Olkaria offices

A delegation from CRA visited Nakuru and Baringo counties in September, 2017 to assess geothermal development in the rift valley, explore modalities of collaboration, exchange ideas geared towards sustainable natural resources development, assess community benefits from geothermal projects and how geothermal development companies relate with communities. The CRA delegation visited […]

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EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES

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By Ronald Ng’eno The recent plan by Nairobi City County to deny matatus access to the central business district (CBD) is an example of a public policy that was unsuccessfully communicated to key stakeholders. Public policies are guidelines given by a government body to the public on an issue of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: LAUNCH OF THE INTEGRATED DEVOLUTION DATA PORTAL

From Left: CRA Dir. ICT-Mr. Joseph Kuria, EU Program Manager-Mr. John Mungai, CRA Chairperson-Dr. Jane Kiringai,  CS ICT-Mr. Joe Mucheru, KAM CEO-Ms. Phylis Wakiaga, CRA VIce Chairperson,-Mr. Humphrey Wattanga

Nairobi, 12th July 2017: The principle mandate of the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) under Article 216, is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenues raised nationally between national and county governments, and among county governments. The Commission is further mandated to make recommendations on the financing of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: LAUNCH OF THE REVIEW OF THE POLICY IDENTIFYING MARGINALISED AREAS

Nairobi, 12th July 2017: Article 204 provides for the establishment of Equalization Fund, into which, one half per cent of all the revenue collected by the national government each year is paid. The purpose of the Fund is to bring the quality of basic services including water, roads, health facilities and […]

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NAIROBI CITY COUNTY TO PRESENT A POSITION PAPER TO CRA ON ITS CHALLENGES

CRA commissioners lead by the chairperson Dr. Jane Kiringai made a courtesy call to Nairobi City County. The meeting discussed key concerns regarding revenue shared from national government to the county and perspectives of the county government in relation to the Equalization Fund among other issues. The county executive member […]

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