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Kenya Vision 2030

Kenya Vision 2030

Kenya Vision 2030 is the country’s new development covering the period 2008 to 2030. It aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrialising, “middle-income country providing a high quality life to all its citizens by the year 2030”.

The following are the priority areas in the Vision of Kenya 2030

Tourism Sector
Development of 3 resort cities two at the coast and one in Isiolo.

  • Premium Park Initiative.
  • Under Utilized Parks Initiative.
  • Development of Niche Tourism Products.

Agriculture Sector

  • Enactment of the Consolidated Agricultural Reform Bill.
  • Fertilizer Cost-Reduction Initiative.
  • Setting up of five livestock Disease Free Zones in the ASAL regions.
  • Land registry.
  • Land use master plan.
  • ASAL Development Projects.

Manufacturing Sector

  • Development of Special Economic Zones in all the eight regions.
  • Development of 5 SME parks.

Wholesale & Retail Sector

  • Build 1 free trade port in Mombasa in order to bring Dubai to Kenya.
  • Create at least 10 hubs and 1000-1500 Producer Business Groups (PBGs)- start with a pilot in Maragua.
  • Build at least 10 Tier 1 marks in all the regions – starting with a pilot in Athi River.

ICT & Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) Sector

Establish one major BPO park.

Financial Sector

  • Issuance of benchmark sovereign bond.
  • Pursue comprehensive remittances strategy
  • Develop and execute comprehensive model for pension reform.
  • Facilitate transformation towards stronger, larger scale banks.

Governance, Security and Rule of Law

  • Constitutional initiatives.
  • Rule of law (Judicial, Legal reform initiatives and Security and Policing reforms).
  • Transparency and accountability (Develop a national programme on attitudinal change to inculcate a culture of compliance with the efficiency norms).
  • Building a non-partisan professional research centre to enrich Parliamentary law-making.

Public Service Reform

  • Establish Kenya School of Government.

Population, Urbanization and Housing Sector

  • To develop an integrated growth and development strategy for six metropolitan regions, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Kakamega, Eldoret, Wajir, Garissa, Mandera, Kitui, Mwingi, Meru.
  • To develop a National Land Use Master Plan.
  • Enact the Housing Bill 2006.
  • Establish secondary mortgage Finance Corporation.
  • Produce 200,000 housing units annually.
  • Install physical and social infrastructure in slums in 20 urban areas.
  • Position the city of Nairobi as a 24 hour and all round globally competitive city in business and tourism.
  • Establish housing technology centers in each constituency to increase access to decent housing.

Gender, Youth & Vulnerable Groups

  • Provide Funds to Women Entrepreneurs.
  • Increase women representation at executive level in all branches of the government and the private sector.
  • Sports: International Academy for Sports, Sports Lottery and sports stadias across the country.
  • Music: Establish International Centre for Arts and Culture and Programme to Identify, nature and Develop Music.
  • Expand the Youth Enterprise Development Fund.
  • Establish social protection fund for cash transfer to Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC), persons with Disabilities (PWD) and elderly.
  • Full implementation of Disability Fund.

Labor and Employment Sector

  • Development of Human Resource Database.
  • Productivity improvement, measurement and promotion.
  • Strategic management and coordination.
  • Transformation of National Social Secuty Fund (NSSF).
  • Develop and implement Diaspora policy.
  • Strengthen linkages between industry and institutions.
  • Identification of talents in education sector.
  • Retrain and redirect excess Human Resource

Education & Training Sector

  • Build at least one boarding school in each constituency in the pastoral regions.
  • Build and fully equip 560 new secondary schools.
  • Implement a computer supply programme.
  • Roll out a voucher system in five poorest districts.
  • Create centers of Excellence for key Vision 2030 sectors.
  • Undertake a teachers recruitment programme.

Equity & Poverty Elimination

  • Develop an integrated national strategy to promote good governance and effectiveness of devolved funds.
  • Improve data collection to map out the spread of the poor throughout the country and to create profiles of the poor and their pressing needs.
  • Formulate targeted programmes and projects in light of the data profiles established.

Security Sector

  • Establishment of forensic laboratory.
  • Installation of surveillance cameras in Nairobi, Nakuru and Kisumu.
  • Construction of six new prisions in Mwingi, Nyamira, Kwale, Rachuonyo, Vihiga and Kaloleni.
  • Establishment of a National Security Database

Health Sector

  • Revitalize and integrate Community Health Centers to promote preventive health care.
  • De-link the ministry of Health from service delivery to allow independent operation of tiers 4, 5 and 6 (District, Provincial and National hospitals).
  • Create a mandatory National Health Insurance Scheme (with contribution from employers and employees).
  • Channel Health funds directly to health care centers (i.e. to hospitals and CHCs).
  • Scale up Output Based Approach (OBA) system.

Enviroment, Water & Sanitation

  • Tana and Lake Victoria catchment initiatives.
  • Rehabilitate 600 hydro meteorological stations.
  • Develop two multipurpose water conservation structures along Nzoia and Nyando rivers.
  • Develop 24 medium sized multi-purpose dams.
  • Rehabilitate and augment Mzima pipeline.
  • Implement Tana Delta initiatives.
  • Expedite rehabilitation of the Bura irrigation scheme.
  • Implement sewage initiative.
  • Water catchment management.
  • Secure wildlife corridors and migratory routes.
  • Relocating of Dandora dumping site.
  • Land cover and land use mapping.

Infrastructure Sector

  • Dredging and deepening of Mombasa port.
  • Rehabilitation and expansion of Kisumu Airport.
  • Nairobi Metropolitan region bus transit system.
  • Development of light rail for Nairobi and suburbs.
  • Development of new transport corridors.
  • Weather modification programme and Meteorological systems modernisation programme.
  • Construction industry development policy.
  • Public utility management system.
  • Rural electrification programmes.
  • Solar Electricity Generators to 74 public institutions.
  • Energy access scale-up programme.
  • Booster pump station for Nairobi – Mombasa pipeline.
  • Parallel pipeline from Nairobi to Eldoret.
  • Extension of 352km oil pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala.
  • Construction of LPG handling facility in Mombasa and Nairobi.
  • Appraisal drilling project to ascertain quality and viability of coal deposit in Mui Basin of Kitui and Mwingi.
  • Appraisal drilling at Olkaria and Wind power generation.
  • Co-generation of power in processing of sugar.
  • Implementation of 330KV transmission line project between Arusha and Nairobi.