Governor: Ammason Jeffa Kingi

General Information

Kilifi County covers a total surface area of 12,610 km2 and accounts for 2.17 per cent of Kenya`s total surface area. It borders the counties of Tana River to the North, Taita Taveta to the West, Mombasa and Kwale to the South and the Indian Ocean to the East.

\n\nMore than half of the land in Kilifi is arable, however only 31% of the farmers hold titles to their land. Maize and cassava are the main subsistence crops grown in the County. The main cash crops grown in the county include coconuts, cashew nuts, sisal and citrus fruits such as mangoes and pineapples.

\n\nAlthough many health facilities exist within the county, these are unevenly distributed and mainly located along major roads. The lack of permanent health workers operating within the communities reduces efficiency levels in the delivery of medical services. The major health facilities in the county are as follows:

\n\nnumber, 51% are men while 49% are women. There are 418 primary and 86 secondary schools catering for an estimated 256,000 and 22,500 students respectively. There are 13 youth polytechnics, one college and a University campus.

Constituencies

Kilifi North; Kilifi South; Kaloleni; Rabai; Ganze; Malindi; Magarini

Economy

    Agriculture
  • Maize
  • cassava
  • cash crops
  • coconuts
  • cashew nuts
  • sisal
  • citrus fruits
  • mangoes
  • pineapples.
  • Potential crops for cultivating in Kilifi
  • Horticultural crops
  • vegetables
  • chillies
  • brinjals
  • okra
  • onions
  • tomatoes
  • Staples
  • maize
  • rice
  • bananas
  • cow peas
  • green grams
  • beans
  • pineapple fields
  • Jatropha
  • aloe vera
  • vanilla
  • pharmaceuticals
  • cosmetics
  • food products
  • Livestock farming
  • Livestock
  • poultry farming
  • 4 private and 8 group ranches
  • dairy and beef cattle
  • goats
  • sheep
  • pigs
  • rabbits
  • beekeeping
  • ranching
  • exp

Health

    Although many health facilities exist within the county, these are unevenly distributed and mainly located along major roads. The lack of permanent health workers operating within the communities reduces efficiency levels in the delivery of medical services. \n

    \n\nInfrastructure
    \n\nTransport infrastructure in Kilifi County has been developed along the coastline to support its lucrative tourism industry, stimulate trading activities and facilitate transit to neighbouring counties. The high influx of foreign tourists into the County necessitated the establishment of the Malindi I

Education

    The overall literacy rate in Kilifi County stands at 68%. Of this number, 51% are men while 49% are women. There are 418 primary and 86 secondary schools catering for an estimated 256,000 and 22,500 students respectively. There are 13 youth polytechnics, one college and a University campus.\n
    \nUniversities / Colleges in Kilifi
  • \n\n
    • Pwani University College
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    • Bandari College
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    • Kilifi Medical College
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    \nChallenges\n\n
    • Squatters leaving on their ance

Ammason Jeffa Kingi


Committees:
    Legal Affairs and Human Rights
  • Arid and Semi Arid Lands

Kenneth Mwakomba Kmato


Kilifi County


Kilifi County has MCAs from constituencies

Stewart Mwachiru Shadrack Madzayo


Aisha Jumwa Katana


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