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LATF. Local Authority Transfer Fund. Formed to bring about reforms in the Local Authorities by the Gov’t through the Ministry of Local Government under the Kenya Local Government Reforms programme. Main Functions. To provide resources directly to the Local Authority

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LATF

Local Authority Transfer Fund.

Formed to bring about reforms in the Local Authorities by the Gov’t through the Ministry of Local Government under the Kenya Local Government Reforms programme


Main functions
Main Functions.

  • To provide resources directly to the Local Authority

  • To Provide incentives to improve Local Service Delivery, Financial Management and Debt resolution.


Why latf
Why LATF?.

  • To improve the financial management system by focusing on the revenue and expenditure accounting.

  • To improve Revenue Mobilization through SBP’s e.t.c

  • Help resolve dept problems.

  • To enhance stakeholders participation in identifying , developing and implementing Local Service projects and Capital projects.


Considerations
Considerations.

  • Functioning L.A(s) can create the enabling environment for private sector-led growth and service delivery.

  • Participatory L.A(s) can incorporate the poor into local economic governance.

  • Service Delivering L.A(s) can increase access of the poor to essential services and promote private sector growth.


Lasdap
LASDAP

  • Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan

    through the MOLG under the KLGRP.


Why lasdap
Why LASDAP?

  • To assist Local Authorities in planning/ prioritizing their use LATF(and other resources).

  • Encouraging Local Authorities to spend resources on service delivery to citizens.

  • Encourage Local Authorities to meet the needs of the poor.

  • Enabling Local authorities to mobilize citizen participation in prioritizing L.A resources


What is an lasdap
What is an LASDAP

  • 3year rolling programme, the first year feeds directly into the budget and is updated each year.

  • List of activities and projects which are affordable by the L.A to deliver new extended or improved services.

  • Concerned with direct service delivery to citizens, particularly low-income groups.


Participatory approach
Participatory Approach

  • Preparing a list of community organizations, formal and informal in the LA’s jurisdiction.

  • Publicizing the preparation of LASDAP

  • Holding consultative meetings to which organizations are invited.



Prioritization of activities projects
Prioritization of Activities/Projects

This take into account the following:-

  • Activities which deliver real services to citizens.

  • Widespread benefits

  • Benefits particularly to the poor.

  • Realistic estimate of costs, given the resources available.

  • Gender and environmental impacts

  • Operating and maintenance requirements

  • Ability to implement locally within timescale

  • Any preconditions or potential problems.

    The Council decides the prioritized list for LASDAP and for inclusion into the Local budget process


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