The National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP II or MKUKUTA II) is an organizing framework to rally national efforts in accelerating poverty-reducing growth. It is a second in series of results – based national strategy. Like its predecessor – MKUKUTA I, the strategy puts emphasis on role of governance and growth for poverty reduction high on the country’s development agenda. It will also continue to put emphasis on mainstreaming cross cutting issues in sector strategies and LGAs development plans. MKUKUTA II will be implemented for five years (2010/11 – 2014/15).