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BRIEF ON THE SECOND BASIS FOR EQUITABLE SHARING OF REVENUE AMONG THE COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

A. INTRODUCTION Article 216 mandates the Commission to make recommendations on the equitable basis for revenue sharing among county governments. Article 217 (1) mandates the Senate to determine once every five years the basis for allocating among counties the share of national revenue that is annually allocated to county government. […]

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CRA VISITS NEWLY APPOINTED CS FOR HEALTH

Newly appointed cabinet secretary for health Dr. Cleopa Mailu has assured the Commission of his commitment to ensure that conditional grants meant for hospitals in counties are released in a timely manner. “I call upon counties to provide statistics that are required to enable timely processing of funds from the […]

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CRA/EU PARTNERSHIP ENHANCING REVENUE COLLECTION IN COUNTIES

In order to strengthen its analytical and institutional capacity, CRA requested and received technical assistance from the European Union aimed at enhancing revenue sources in counties. This follows a realization by the Commission that some counties are facing challenges as they pursue strategies to boost their revenue generation capabilities. To […]

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LAND OF A THOUSAND VIEWS: CRA visits Baringo County

The Commission recently undertook a visit to Baringo County. The CRA team lead by the CRA Chairman and Commissioner Rose Osoro visited various county projects on irrigation such as Chemosusu dam, Perkerra and Barwessa Irrigation Schemes, hospitals in Eldama Ravine and Kabartonjo, agricultural projects such as the Sabatia dairy and […]

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Commission resolves stalemate in Bomet County

A stand-off between the county assembly and the executive team over the control of development funds in the Sh4.7 billion annual budget has been resolved following the intervention of the chairman of the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA). On Monday, CRA Chairman Micah Cheserem brought together Governor Isaac Ruto and […]

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CRA CONSULTS SENATE ON SECOND-GENERATION FORMULA

The Senate standing committee on Finance is to work with CRA to re-look into various options, aimed at determining the second revenue generation sharing formula and present its report within the next three weeks. This follows a retreat organized by CRA and Senate from 16 – 17 October 2015 in […]

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CRA VISITS TURKANA COUNTY

The Commission recently undertook a visit to Turkana County. The aim of the visit was to meet the county government to hear successes and challenges in implementation of devolution in the county. The feedback would provide the Commission with an opportunity to understand the dynamics of the county, to help […]

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Press Release on the Launch of the Model County Revenue Legislation Handbook

The Commission on Revenue Allocation together with the Kenya Law Reform Commission and the Council of Governors has jointly developed the Model County Revenue Legislation Handbook. This handbook is the culmination of an extensive drafting and consultation exercise carried out from November 2013 by the Commission on Revenue Allocation, Kenya […]

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Review of Revenue Allocation Formula

Schedule of All County Visits May-June 2014 County Data on Various Variables Based on 2009 Population Census Stakeholders Questionnaire      

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Review of the first Generation Revenue Sharing Formula

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CRA Notice on 2nd GF and FRI-April2014

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