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County launches capacity building training for its workers

The  County  Government  of  Nyeri has embarked on an intensive civic education and capacity building for its officers.

The  training  which is being supported by Kenya Devolution Support Program (KDSP) will ensure over 400 officers are trained on matters of devolution. The  three day training is being staged in all eight sub counties in the county.

According  to a dispatch from the Governors Press Service on  Wednesday, Ward and Sub County Officers are part of the Trainers of  Trainers who will be trained under the KDSP Programme.

Nyeri  County  was ranked number two nationally by World Bank in project implementation leading to a Sh. 229 million  support initiative from the global lender.

The  County  Secretary, Ben  Gachichio  said the trainings will equip the workers with the requisite skills in order to enable  them execute their mandates more efficiently.

“This  KDSP programme ensures that workers have the capacity to serve citizens more efficiently and ensures that resources are used in a prudent manner,” said Gachichio.

The  key  focus of the trainings, includes Public Finance Management, Planning, Monitoring and evaluation, Human Resources  and Performance Management.

Another  areas covered are on devolution, intergovernmental relations, civic engagement and public participation.

By  Kiamah  Wamutitu

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