BY Mr.Kochei.K.Albert Son of this Soil.   1 ST  North Rift Investment Conference at Gulab Lochab Conference Hall Eldoret O...
Theme: “ Gearing Up the North Rift for Today’s Investment Champions”. Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
<ul><li>Home to Great Athletics Champions </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Kenya Vision 2030 Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Plans and implementation Vision Strategy Economic To maintain a sustained economic growth of 10% p.a. over the next 25 yea...
ECONOMIC PILLAR -SECTORS <ul><li>The  Economic Pillar   covers 6 key sectors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism; </li></ul></u...
THE SOCIAL PILLAR - SECTORS <ul><li>Education and Training; </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care Delivery; </li></ul><ul><li>Wate...
THE POLITICAL PILLAR <ul><li>Rule of law </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral and Political Process :  </li></ul><ul><li>Transparen...
Key outcomes of County deliberations County Tour and Investment Conference held on 24 th -25 th  June 2011 Keiyo Maraket C...
Current Activities/lead Sectors <ul><li>Tourism/Hospitality and Wildlife  - Kerio Valley Escarpment,Rimoi Game Reserve,Che...
Available County Investment Opportunities. <ul><li>Tourism/Hospitality and Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry Resources <...
<ul><li>Wildlife Resources & Tourism  </li></ul><ul><li>Kerio valley region falls within the north rift tourism circuit. I...
Iten is home to majority of athletes Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Wildlife Resources & Tourism….  <ul><li>Investment in tourist class hotels, cultural villages, eco-tourism are some of the...
Wildlife Resources & Tourism…  <ul><li>Opportunities exist in the following areas; </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of tour...
2. Forestry Resources <ul><li>The region has several forests such as Embobut (Home of Rosewood), Chepnur, Kaptagat,Kipkunu...
AIC Cheptebo Project Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Conference and Boarding Facility at Seko Club Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
3.   Energy Resources <ul><li>The Kerio Valley region (i.e stretching from Kocholowo to Tot ) has a sunny weather conditio...
The Arror River Potential for Power  generation and Irrigation Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
4 . Agriculture/Horticultural farming <ul><li>Keiyo Marakwet County is close to one of the best airports in the country- E...
  Market the region as a tourist destination <ul><li>Eldoret is strategically placed in East Africa </li></ul>Keiyo Marake...
<ul><li>Fruit processing plants </li></ul><ul><li>The climate and soils are suitable for the production of among others; m...
Tomato farming in Kipchawat and Endoo Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Horticulture in KM County Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions! Fruit Products <ul><li>Apples </li></ul><ul><li>Av...
Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
b.Livestock Resources   <ul><li>Communities in the region are pastoralists and Dairy  Farmers.  The traditional animals fe...
b.Beekeeping and honey production. <ul><li>Investment opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of modern Beekeeping...
5.Mineral Resources <ul><li>Keiyo Marakwet region has appreciable mineral deposits which can be exploited for economic use...
The County has Rich Minerals Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
Arror Marbles Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
6. Manufacturing / Agro processing <ul><li>Value addition to agricultural produce – vegetables, fruits, and processing of ...
7.  Education & Training <ul><li>Overall goal is to reduce illiteracy by increasing access to education, improving the tra...
8.Real Estate / Construction <ul><li>This is one of the most growing ,reliable and promising sectors that any investor wou...
9. ICT – Business Processing Opportunities (BPO) <ul><li>There exists a vast potential of investing in ICT in Keiyo Marakw...
<ul><li>Development Challenges  </li></ul><ul><li>Poor road network leading to inaccessibility in some areas </li></ul><ul...
Wayfoward  <ul><li>We are working towards constituting KMC-Investment Council whose core  objective  will be : To undertak...
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  • JOH-KYA001-20060204-JvW-P1
  • Keiyo Marakwet County

    1. 1. BY Mr.Kochei.K.Albert Son of this Soil. 1 ST North Rift Investment Conference at Gulab Lochab Conference Hall Eldoret On 19 th 20 th August 2011 Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    2. 2. Theme: “ Gearing Up the North Rift for Today’s Investment Champions”. Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    3. 3. <ul><li>Home to Great Athletics Champions </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    4. 4. Kenya Vision 2030 Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    5. 5. Plans and implementation Vision Strategy Economic To maintain a sustained economic growth of 10% p.a. over the next 25 years Social A just and cohesive society enjoying equitable social development in a clean and secure environment Political An issue-based, people-centered, result-oriented, and accountable democratic political system Overarching vision A globally competitive and prosperous nation with a high quality of life by 2030 Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions! Enablers (infrastructure)
    6. 6. ECONOMIC PILLAR -SECTORS <ul><li>The Economic Pillar covers 6 key sectors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Process Outsourcing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Services </li></ul></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    7. 7. THE SOCIAL PILLAR - SECTORS <ul><li>Education and Training; </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care Delivery; </li></ul><ul><li>Water and Sanitation; </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Management; </li></ul><ul><li>Housing and Urbanization; </li></ul><ul><li>Gender, Youth and Vulnerable Groups; </li></ul><ul><li>Social Equity and Poverty Reduction </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    8. 8. THE POLITICAL PILLAR <ul><li>Rule of law </li></ul><ul><li>Electoral and Political Process : </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency and Accountability : </li></ul><ul><li>Security, Peace-keeping and Conflict Management </li></ul><ul><li>Democracy and Public Participation </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    9. 9. Key outcomes of County deliberations County Tour and Investment Conference held on 24 th -25 th June 2011 Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    10. 10. Current Activities/lead Sectors <ul><li>Tourism/Hospitality and Wildlife - Kerio Valley Escarpment,Rimoi Game Reserve,Cheploch Gorge.Kibaro Kwombo Kibushen Campsite-Kapkok Kamologon </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture/Horticultural farming -Passion Fruits,Mangoes,Flowers,French Beans,Potatoes,Wool,Pyrethrum, </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Tourist Destination- e.g Lornah Kiplagat High Altitude training camp at Iten. </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry Resources- such as Embobut, Kaptagat and Cherangany ,Kamotony/Kipkunur </li></ul><ul><li>Mineral Resources -Floride at Flouspar and Marble Stones at Koitilial. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    11. 11. Available County Investment Opportunities. <ul><li>Tourism/Hospitality and Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture/Horticultural farming </li></ul><ul><li>Livestock farming-Dairy ,Wool and Beef </li></ul><ul><li>Real Estate / Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships in Coop. Development </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Education –Tertiary and University Colleges. </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale & Retail amongst others </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    12. 12. <ul><li>Wildlife Resources & Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Kerio valley region falls within the north rift tourism circuit. It is blessed with Fauna and Flora with major attractions which are not fully exploited . The Region has Rimoi Game Reserve with over 450 Elephants ,gazelles etc.Crocodiles are also found along the Kerio River. Rock Hyrax at Kaner a world rare animal species, all should be exploited to generate income. </li></ul><ul><li>The rich traditional cultural lifestyles and artifacts abound amongst the Keiyo, Marakwet, e.g. Sambirir Girls who represented the region in Madaraka Day. </li></ul><ul><li>Keiyo and Marakwet is the home for athletic superstars e.g Ezekiel Kemboi,Silvia Kibet,Vivian Cheruiyot,Brimin Kipruto ,Moses Kiptanui etc </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    13. 13. Iten is home to majority of athletes Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    14. 14. Wildlife Resources & Tourism…. <ul><li>Investment in tourist class hotels, cultural villages, eco-tourism are some of the promising investments in the region. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of tourist class hotels; exploit the opportunity of capturing tourists in the northern circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment options – with a growing economy and tourism sector – an increase in demand for amusement parks, clubs, casinos, theatres and specialty restaurants </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    15. 15. Wildlife Resources & Tourism… <ul><li>Opportunities exist in the following areas; </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of tourist hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Snake park and butterfly farming </li></ul><ul><li>Sport tourism, there are international training camps which are not fully exploited </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain and Rock climbing </li></ul><ul><li>Sport tourism, there are international training camps which are not fully exploited e.g Lornah </li></ul><ul><li>Kiplagat High Altitude training camp at Iten. </li></ul><ul><li>The high altitude is an ideal training ground for many </li></ul><ul><li>middle and long distance athletes. We have immense </li></ul><ul><li>potential to tap athletics potential. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    16. 16. 2. Forestry Resources <ul><li>The region has several forests such as Embobut (Home of Rosewood), Chepnur, Kaptagat,Kipkunur among others. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities exist in the following areas : </li></ul><ul><li>Planting of more trees in to qualify for Carbon credits especially at Kaptagat Forest and Cherang’any Water Tower. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of Commercial private forest plantations. </li></ul><ul><li>Herbal medicine Tendwet etc & Organic Honey. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploitation of non-timber and non-wood forest products </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building on environment conservation </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    17. 17. AIC Cheptebo Project Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    18. 18. Conference and Boarding Facility at Seko Club Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    19. 19. 3. Energy Resources <ul><li>The Kerio Valley region (i.e stretching from Kocholowo to Tot ) has a sunny weather conditions throughout the year. The potential for the development of solar and wind generated sources of energy is large. </li></ul><ul><li>There is also potential for HEP generation in Arror (potential -70mw), Embobut (potential -60mw) and Kimwarer (40mw)Rivers. KVDA has already done feasibility study and an investor is being sought to exploit the resource. </li></ul><ul><li>There is great potential to explore solar energy along the Kerio Valley,and Wind Energy on our hills e.g Tingwa Hills. </li></ul><ul><li>With all the above,we shall be able to </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    20. 20. The Arror River Potential for Power generation and Irrigation Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    21. 21. 4 . Agriculture/Horticultural farming <ul><li>Keiyo Marakwet County is close to one of the best airports in the country- Eldoret International Airport. With its ability to handle huge cargo planes, it offers a gate way to export horticultural produce from the County. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern cooling unit is in existence; there is great potential for farmers to utilise the facilities which to date are still running below capacity. </li></ul><ul><li>The few farmers who have engaged in horticulture do not produce enough tonnage to export directly. </li></ul><ul><li>The county share in horticultural exports needs to be scaled up to meet the ever growing world demand. Also utilize the EAC market </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    22. 22. Market the region as a tourist destination <ul><li>Eldoret is strategically placed in East Africa </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    23. 23. <ul><li>Fruit processing plants </li></ul><ul><li>The climate and soils are suitable for the production of among others; mangoes, citrus fruits, avocado, passion fruits, grapes and pawpaw theKVDA has established fruit tree nurseries and sensitized the farmers particularly in Keiyo and Marakwet who are growing especially mangoes and passion fruits.Mangoes produced in the region fetch very little to the farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for investment : Value addition through setting up of fruit processing industries will improve incomes and create employment. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    24. 24. Tomato farming in Kipchawat and Endoo Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    25. 25. Horticulture in KM County Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions! Fruit Products <ul><li>Apples </li></ul><ul><li>Avocado </li></ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Blackberries </li></ul><ul><li>Guavas </li></ul><ul><li>Grapefruits </li></ul><ul><li>Jackfruit </li></ul><ul><li>Limes </li></ul><ul><li>Mangoes </li></ul><ul><li>Oranges </li></ul><ul><li>Passion Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Pears </li></ul><ul><li>Pineapples </li></ul><ul><li>Raspberries </li></ul><ul><li>Strawberries </li></ul>Vegetable Products <ul><li>Asian Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Baby corn </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Cabbage </li></ul><ul><li>Carrots and baby carrots </li></ul><ul><li>Cauliflower </li></ul><ul><li>Eggplant </li></ul><ul><li>Kale </li></ul><ul><li>Leeks, onions and shallots </li></ul><ul><li>Okra </li></ul><ul><li>Peas (mange-tout, snap and snow peas) </li></ul><ul><li>Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Spinach </li></ul><ul><li>Tomatoes </li></ul>Flower Products <ul><li>Roses </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Aster </li></ul><ul><li>Lisianthus </li></ul><ul><li>Gypsophilla </li></ul><ul><li>Million star </li></ul><ul><li>Hypercium </li></ul><ul><li>Papyrus </li></ul><ul><li>Tuberose </li></ul><ul><li>Fern </li></ul><ul><li>Cuttings (Chrysanthemums, Herbs, Border Plants) </li></ul><ul><li>Flower seeds </li></ul>
    26. 26. Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    27. 27. Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    28. 28. Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    29. 29. b.Livestock Resources <ul><li>Communities in the region are pastoralists and Dairy Farmers. The traditional animals fetch very little income. Other livestock in region include: Merion Sheep,goats, and bee keeping. Opportunities exist in: </li></ul><ul><li>Setting of abattoirs to produce quality meat. </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture is on a low scale and great potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary services & dairy plant for processing milk </li></ul><ul><li>Pasture industry and hay baling </li></ul><ul><li>Processing of bones & Mobile cold meat rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Honey and bees wax processing </li></ul><ul><li>Wool industry e.g. partnership with Rivatex </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    30. 30. b.Beekeeping and honey production. <ul><li>Investment opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of modern Beekeeping equipment- modern bee hives such as Langstroth and Kenya top bar hives, bee protective clothing and honey handling equipment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comb honey and bees wax processing. An opportunity exists in efficient processing and packaging plant which can process honey that meets international standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Export market: there is huge demand for Kerio Valley honey in the international market especially in the Asian market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation of youth employment within the region. </li></ul></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    31. 31. 5.Mineral Resources <ul><li>Keiyo Marakwet region has appreciable mineral deposits which can be exploited for economic use. Notable ones are: </li></ul><ul><li>Pink Marble is available at Koitilial, Marakwet district. The mineral can be processed for use as decorative building stone. Reserves are fairly large. Feasibility studies should be carried out to determine the available amount. </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to mine aluvial gold along arror river. </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to extract oil along Chepsigot-Cheptebo region and Rimio. </li></ul><ul><li>Floride minerals along Kerio Valley. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    32. 32. The County has Rich Minerals Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    33. 33. Arror Marbles Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    34. 34. 6. Manufacturing / Agro processing <ul><li>Value addition to agricultural produce – vegetables, fruits, and processing of fruit concentrates </li></ul><ul><li>Processing of dairy products & Production of animal feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing a modern satellite abattoirs ( Slaughter House) & Tannery (Hides & Skins) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of SME industrial parks – for tenancy or sale </li></ul><ul><li>With availability of water and high temperatures, there is high growth rate of crops thus enabling two to three cropping seasons in a year. Irrigation to improve on food security. </li></ul><ul><li>Investment into high value crops will therefore lead to high turnover for the local communities. </li></ul><ul><li>There exists huge potential for production of mangoes, avocado, passion fruits and pawpaw horticultural crops,. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    35. 35. 7. Education & Training <ul><li>Overall goal is to reduce illiteracy by increasing access to education, improving the transition rate from primary to secondary then to higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Eldoret City is turning out to be an hub in education provision and the county.Developing human capital to serve this nation and county. </li></ul><ul><li>Building and Equipping Tertiary colleges . </li></ul><ul><li>The county has only one college Tambach Teachers College and partnering with Chepkoilel Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a computer supply programme to equip students with modern IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Key sector in capacity building during the county gov’t. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    36. 36. 8.Real Estate / Construction <ul><li>This is one of the most growing ,reliable and promising sectors that any investor would be pleased to venture in. Kapsowar, Kapcherop and Iten are the major commercial centres of Keiyo Marakwet County and have seen an upsurge of real estate and commercial buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Readily available market/tenancy coupled with readily available building materials and quarries has made the sector attract investors. </li></ul><ul><li>There exist huge potential for investors in this industry within the county and Eldoret. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    37. 37. 9. ICT – Business Processing Opportunities (BPO) <ul><li>There exists a vast potential of investing in ICT in Keiyo Marakwet due to the large number of skilled and professional labour force. </li></ul><ul><li>The number of institutions training ICT professionals is on the increase in Eldoret and thus the number of graduates and information technology professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Potential exists in the establishment of BPO park; take advantage of landing of fibre optic </li></ul><ul><li>Software and Hardware development </li></ul><ul><li>Private Public Partnership (PPP) in rolling out E-government services with County Governments </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    38. 38. <ul><li>Development Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Poor road network leading to inaccessibility in some areas </li></ul><ul><li>Poor communication facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Unreliable energy and water supply </li></ul><ul><li>High cost of energy, property and sites in urban centres </li></ul><ul><li>Insecurity both as a factor of youth unemployment and cattle rustling along Kerio valley. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of utilization of investment and trade information </li></ul><ul><li>High illiteracy levels in the region that contribute to low adoption of technological changes </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of adequate data for planning purposes. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
    39. 39. Wayfoward <ul><li>We are working towards constituting KMC-Investment Council whose core objective will be : To undertake resource mapping and formulate Integrated Regional Investment Strategic Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>To oversee community mobilization awareness through Community Based Organization, societies with an objective of building economic investments. </li></ul><ul><li>Empower the community and link them to financial institutions for findings etc. </li></ul>Keiyo Maraket County-Home of great Champions!
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