Agro-processing: Aquaculture

Aquaculture production in Kenya has grown steadily in recent years to more than 18,000 tonnes in 2019 and plays an increasingly important role in national fish supply. Kenya is ranked the fourth in aquaculture in Africa and endowed with a vast network of aquatic resources comprising freshwater lakes and rivers, and an extensive ocean resource […]

Tannery and leather products

The Government has prioritised the leather goods and footwear sector under the Kenya Industrial Transformation Programme (KITP), Kenya Vision 2030 and the Big 4 Agenda. The sector is regarded as a prime driver for the country’s industrialization with focus on achieving the following by 2022:  Increase exports from $140 million (2017) to $500 million Create […]

Special economic zones

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) provided technical support through its Kenya Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (KCEP) to the Special Economic Zones (SEZ). Authority to launch a one-stop-shop web portal in August 2021. IFC is a member of the World Bank Group. The new portal has boosted communication to potential investors on opportunities available in the SEZs. […]