The County Assemblies Forum (CAF) is the coordinating body of the 47 County Assemblies in Kenya. The primary mandate of CAF is to promote networking and synergy among the 47 County Assemblies, coordinate intergovernmental relations and enhance good practice in legislative development.
Strengthened devolution through legislation, oversight and representation.
Professionally managed, sustainable organization that facilitates legislation, oversight and representation through capacity development, resource mobilization, knowledge management, advocacy while fostering intergovernmental relations, building strategic partnerships and promoting stakeholder engagement.
The County Assemblies Forum (CAF) was formed in 2013, expanding the membership of its predecessor, the County Assemblies Speakers’ Forum (CASF), to include members of County Assemblies. CAF is a coordinating body of the forty-seven (47) County Assemblies established by the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 under Article 176. CAF is registered as a Society under the Societies Act, Laws of Kenya. The mandate of CAF is to support the County Assemblies perform their three core functions: law making, oversight and representation. CAF has its head office in Nairobi, where its Secretariat is based.
There are four main levels in the structure of CAF: