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The county covers an approximated area of 21,900.9 square kilometers. The administrative districts in the County are Central, Isinya, Loitokitok, Magadi, Mashuru, Namanga and Ngong. The County has Nairobi, Machakos, Makueni, Narok, Taita Taveta and Kiambu counties as its immediate neighbours. The main physical features of Kajiado are plains, valleys occasional volcanic hills scarce vegetation in low altitude areas which increases with altitude and rain. Wildlife habitat is a major land occupation.

The county is mainly water stressed where communities cover an average of 10km in search of water

Demographic Features

The county has a population growth rate of 5.5 percent; total population was estimated at 807,070 with 401,785 being females and 405,245 males as at 2012. The population is projected to grow to 1 million by 2017

The county has Ngong, Kitengela, Ongata Rongai, Kiserian, Kajiado, Loitokitok, Namanga, Isinya, Sultan Hamud and Ilbisil as the major towns.

Economic Activities

The growth and development of the County hinges and viable investment in the areas of;

Agriculture –Horticulture, food crop farming

Livestock Production – Dairy, beef, hides and skins

Poultry farming for commercial purposes

Tourism whose focus is beyond Amboseli National Park as a matter close to our heart. Establishment of conservancies to complement natural habitats is an area ripe for investment.

Forestry – 16,866.88 ha forest cover. Concerted efforts to improve our forest cover shall be started in earnest. Tree farming as an economic activity shall be encouraged.  

Vision:

“A Prosperous, Globally competitive County,offering quality life through sustainable development”.

Mission:

” To promote equitable and Sustainable Socio- economic development through efficient resource utilization and inclusive  Participation”.

Objective:

To improve the Livelihood of the Kajiado County People.

 

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