Is Kenya's Big Four Plan Still Achievable?

The government's big four focus areas are - increasing the manufacturing sector's share of Gross Domestic Product, enhancing food security, providing universal healthcare to all and providing affordable, decent housing with at least 500,000 homes by 2022. However, members of the Budget and Appropriation Committee have said that the economic programme lacks a clear strategy on how these goals will be achieved.

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich addresses journalists outside Parliament before presenting the 2017/2018 budget statement (file photo).