Kenya Urban Support Programme (KUSP)
The Kenya Urban Support Programme (KUSP) aims to support the establishment and strengthen urban institutions and systems to deliver improved infrastructure and services in participating municipalities in counties in Kenya.
Consulting services for the first full annual assessment of 45 County Governments (i.e. excluding Nairobi and Mombasa), concerning the minimum conditions and performance standards applicable to eligibility to participate in the KUSP (Contract: MTIHUD/KUSP/APA-01/2017)
To assess eligible county compliance with Urban Institutional Grant (UIG) Minimum Conditions, Urban Development Grant (UDG) Minimum Conditions and UDG Performance Standards in order to calculate UIG/UDG allocations. Additionally, the consultancy aims to establish a performance baseline for all 45 counties concerning both UIG and UDG MCs as well as the UDG performance standards (PSs).
To support county government administrations to develop and implement county-level urban development policies and integrated strategic plans, establish urban management systems, develop legislation and regulations to better manage urban areas, help to build the capacity of urban administrations, and implement and enforce county policies and legislation
To support urban administrations—through their counties—for the development of urban plans, systems, and the delivery of urban infrastructure and services (In addition, the establishment of physical investments and provision of basic services at the urban board level)
Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, State Department for Housing and Urban Development - Directorate of Urban and Metropolitan; Kenya Urban Support Programme (KUSP) and World Bank
45 county governments (i.e. excluding Nairobi and Mombasa); 59 urban areas within the counties (As identified by the KUSP Program Operations Manual [POM] and Program Appraisal Document [PAD]; the Urban Areas and Cities [UAC] Act and County Headquarters)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Urban Institutional Grants structured to support urban infrastructure development
Please refer to Programme Appraisal Document (PAD) Pg31
Urban Development Grants structured to enable compliance to UDG MCs and PSs
Please refer to Programme Appraisal Document (PAD) pg34
The maximum is guided by Programme Appraisal Document (PAD) page 33 but upon meeting the Minimum Conditions (MCs) and Performance Standards (PSs)
The first tranche of funds will be released In the FY 2018/2019
No, we are guided by Programme Appraisal Document (PAD) pg33 Table 1.3
Formation of municipal boards will be guided by Urban Areas and Cities Act 2015.
Each qualifying urban town to open special purpose account where UDG will be disbursed to.
Reviewing the Minimum Conditions at this stage would be challenging since the project is already effective. In addition, these conditions were developed through an elaborate consultative process involving Counties and other stakeholders.
An Annual Performance Assessment (APA) will be undertaken every year to assess performance of the counties and its preparation to the allocation for the following financial year.
The basis and source of the population data used was from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Population Census of 2009.
You appeal to the KUSP Project Coordinator Arch. Victor Ogutu, Ministry of Transport Infrastructure, Housing Urban Development
Through the email address firstname.lastname@example.org and Telephone No. 0722 880 880
You can send to the consultants Scanned, stamped and signed copies at email@example.com
Or deliver to:
Victoria Office Suites,
Po Box 20382-00100
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