|Key Components of the KTCIP Project|
The government of Kenya has embarked on a connectivity and e-services delivery project. This project is supported by the World Bank under the Transparency Communication Infrastructure Project (TCIP). The goal of the project is to boost ICT connectivity in the country, improve GoK’s delivery of services to citizens, increase type and quality of information from and to citizens and increase GoK’s ability to ensure transparency and support anti-corruption efforts.
The Kenya TCIP project aims to generate growth and employment by leveraging ICT and Public Private Partnerships to:
1. Create an IT Enabled Services industry, and
2. Contribute to improved efficiency and transparency of selected government functions through e-government applications.
The project is to be supported through a standard International Development Association (IDA) credit of SDR 76,210,000.
The proposed project has adopted six guiding principles that are reflected in the design of each component as follows:
- Utilizing a programmatic approach with detailed phasing of activities,
- Incorporating a results-based monitoring & evaluation framework,
- Leveraging Public Private Partnerships,
- Capitalizing on multi-channel delivery of services, including via mobile phones,
- Leveraging participatory development approach, and
- Optimizing Development Partner harmonization.