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The Statistics Act 2006 specifically mandates Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) to: Act as the principal agency of the government for collecting, analyzing and disseminating statistical data in Kenya; Act as custodian of official statistics; Conduct the Population and Housing Census every ten years, and such other censuses and surveys as the Board may determine; Maintain a comprehensive and reliable national socio-economic database; Establish standards and promote the use of best practices and methods in the production and dissemination of statistical information across the NSS; and Plan, authorise, coordinate and supervise all official statistical programmes undertaken within the national statistical system.
Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS) is charged with the mandate of spearheading the implementation of the Vision 2030 as the country’s blueprint and strategy towards making Kenya a newly industrializing middle-income country. VDS provides strategic leadership and direction in the realization of the Vision 2030 goals, and closely collaborate with line ministries in developing the five-year medium-term plans for the realization of the Vision.
National Council for Population and Development(NCPD) is a state corporation charged with the responsibility of coordinating the implementation of population and development activities being carried out by various stakeholders in Kenya. It is the focal point on all matters relating to Population and Development Policies and Programmes in the Country. The Council draws its mandate from Legal Notice Number 172 contained in the Kenya Gazette supplement Number 152 dated on 25th November 2011.
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is designed to address the current challenges facing the African continent that need a new radical intervention, spearheaded by African leaders. In Kenya, NEPAD was institutionalized through a presidential executive order in 2002, making way for the establishment of the National Steering Committee (NSC) to lead Kenya’s involvement in the initiative. Today, this has evolved into the NEPAD Kenya Secretariat currently under the State Department for Planning.
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institution that was established in May 1997 to provide quality public policy advice to the Government of Kenya by conducting objective research and analysis and through capacity building in order to contribute to the achievement of national development goals.
The National Government Constituencies Development Fund (NGCDF) is established under the NG-CDF Act,2015 as amended in 2016. The main purpose of the fund is to address socio-economic development of the people at the constituency level in order to reduce poverty and enhance regional equity.