The table below compares Kisumu County budget estimates for FY 2018/2019 and the proposed estimates for 2019/2020.
|Sector||FY 2018/2019||FY 2019/2020||Deviation|
|Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries||519,131,207||534,957,307||15,826,100|
|Finance & Economic Planning||1,809,264,810||1,211,961,574||-597,303,236|
|Business, Cooperatives and Markets||494,596,975||199,555,429||-295,041,546|
|Physical Planning, Lands, Housing and Urban Development||221,944,390||158,390,188||-63,554,202|
|Environment, Natural Resources, Water and Irrigation||465,267,429||352,919,821||-112,347,608|
|Education, Human Resource Development and ICT; Women, Youth Affairs and Social Services||698,606,317||484,669,429||-213,936,888|
|Energy & Industrialization||0||180,820,362||180,820,362|
|Public Works, Roads & Transport||729,902,962||721,777,586||-8,125,376|
|Tourism, Culture, Arts and Sports||302,287,606||299,959,943||-2,327,663|
|Governance, Public Service, Security & Disaster Management; Policy Delivery, Strategic Planning & Public Communication||634,704,202||642,362,358||7,658,156|
|City of Kisumu||1,679,209,272||1,441,044,629||-238,164,643|
|Kisumu County Public Service Board||81,264,275||46,408,981||-34,855,294|
As you can see, less money will be spent on FY 2019/2020 budget as compared to the current one.
If nothing is done, the budget for all social sectors, i.e. education, health, lands and housing will receive budget cuts. This is bad for the ordinary residents of Kisumu County.
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