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- Written by James Ruteere
- Created: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
The constitutional framework for governance in Kenya introduced a two-tier structure with a national government and 47 county governments. Article 6(2) provides that the two levels of government are distinct, inter-dependent and shall conduct their mutual relations on the basis of consultation and cooperation.
The emergence of the six regional economic blocs in different regions of the country, pegged on a desire to optimize the comparative advantage of counties, their economies of scale and ability to attract investments has been characterized by the adoption of different forms of institutional structures by the different blocs.