The 5th Annual Devolution Conference will be held from 23rd to 27th April 2018 in Kakamega County under the overall theme “sustainable, productive, effective and efficient governments for results delivery.”

The conference will adopt a sector based dialogue approach. The key sectors which are in line with the president’s Big Four Agenda will guide the discussions at the conference. The sectors include: Trade & Manufacturing, Agriculture, Health, Urban Development, Housing, Energy and Infrastructure.
The overall objective of the conference will be to share experiences, challenges and lessons learnt in the last 4 years, celebrate successes of devolution and set clear targets for devolution for the next 5 years.  The Annual Devolution Conference provides a platform through which stakeholders in devolution evaluate performance of both levels of governments in matters of policy, law, accountability, good governance, and service delivery, among others.

The First Devolution Conference was held in Kwale County with the second done in Kisumu. The 3rd and the 4th Annual Devolution Conference were conducted in Meru and Nakuru County respectively.