Nakuru County Urges Investors to Tap into Strategic Sectors for Mutual Growth

Trade CEC Stephen Kuria

The Nakuru County Government is extending an invitation to investors to explore various subsectors within the county, aiming to unlock economic value and generate job opportunities.

Mr. Stephen Kuria, the County Executive Committee Member for Trade, identified key sectors such as food and beverages, textiles, clothing, paper printing, metals, chemicals, and transportation as areas ripe for significant investment. He emphasized the administration’s commitment to fostering a conducive environment for investors and highlighted an upcoming investment conference in Naivasha early next year to promote trade and innovation.

Speaking at a collaboration meeting with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Mr. Kuria reiterated Governor Susan Kihika’s determination to revive the manufacturing industry in Nakuru.

The County is actively addressing policy frameworks and enhancing security measures to attract and support investors. KAM CEO, Mr. Anthony Mwangi, highlighted Nakuru’s potential in geothermal energy, positioning it as an ideal candidate in the global fight against climate change. KAM members underscored the importance of addressing ease-of-doing-business challenges and taxation for Nakuru County’s prosperous future.

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