Fiscal Policy Scoping Study: Kenya - Working Paper

United Nations Environment Programme (2015)

This report provides an overview of the current status of green fiscal policy in Kenya, key challenges and opportunities for further green fiscal policy reforms. The report reviews government revenues and expenditures and analyses the potential for GFP in selected key sectors of the economy, including forestry, energy, mining and oil, water fisheries and wildlife. The report is organized as follows: Section 2 reviews recent macro-economic, social and environmental performance, and the status of green economy initiatives in Kenya. Section 3 provides an overview of the current fiscal status including details on government expenditures and revenues. Section 4 explores the current sector policy context, including challenges and policy options that could be implemented in each of the key sectors. Lastly, Section 5 sets out conclusions and suggests areas for further work.

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