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E.g., 10/07/2022
E.g., 10/07/2022
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) account for 90 percent of the businesses at the global level1 and are critical in employment creation, production of output for final consumption and input for further production resulting to economic growth. In Kenya, SMEs contribution to the Gross Domestic...
BACKGROUND TO THE PROJECT Oxfam in Kenya in partnership with the National Taxpayers Association (NTA) and the Diocese of Lodwar are implementing a two-year project with financial support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) on fiscal justice and the extractives sector. The...
Kenya has been implementing massive infrastructure projects aimed at social and economic transformation desired in its development blueprint: The vision 2013. Due to persistent expenditure revenue gap over the years, the stock of debt has grown exponentially in the last five years and the...
Kenya’s public debt service in national government spending has increased over the years from 21.6% to 29.2% in the period 2015 to 2019. Debt service in total ordinary revenue also increased from 34.9% to 49.8% in the same period. On the contrary, government spending in education and health...
K enya’s GDP has been growing at more than 5% for most of the past decade.1 This growth has however not been translating into reduced poverty with an estimated 17 million Kenyans still living below the international poverty line of USD $ 1.90 a day.2 In addition to this, the inequality gap in Kenya...
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