Public Participation in Budget Making Processes in County Governments in Kenya

  • Maurice Jumah Okumu Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; MJ. Okumu & Associates Advocates.
Keywords: Public Participation, Devolution, Participatory Budgeting, County Governments

Abstract

This paper discusses the legal and administrative framework for public participation in budget making process in County Governments in Kenya. It seeks to address three research questions: First, what is the conceptual, legal and administrative framework for public participation in budget making in Kenya county governments? Second, is the existing framework for public participation in budget making effective? Third, what lessons can Kenya learn from Brazil and South Africa?

Author Biography

Maurice Jumah Okumu, Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; MJ. Okumu & Associates Advocates.

PhD Candidate DAR-SOL, LLB, LLM, (UON) ACII (LON). Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Managing Partner – MJ. Okumu & Associates Advocates.

Published
2021-11-02