Participatory Budgeting in Kenya

Kenya Accountable Devolution Program - World Bank


Participatory Budgeting (PB) is being tested in five counties as a way to achieve more inclusive and effective citizen engagement processes while complying with national legal provisions. The Kenya Participatory Budgeting Initiative (KBPI) is implemented under the Kenya Accountable Devolution Program (KADP) and is jointly led by the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice and the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank.

KPBI partners with key government institutions namely, the Council of Governors, the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, the Kenya School of Government, Commission on Revenue Allocation and the participating counties: Makueni, West Pokot, Baringo, Kwale and Elgeyo Marakwet. The photos capture the key highlights of participatory budgeting in the counties from October 2015 to March 2017.

KADP is funded from the governments of Denmark, Finland, Sweden, United Kingom, the United States (USAID) as well as the European Union.