Kenya Investment Authority<br />NORTH RIFT INVESTMENT CONFERENCE, 2011<br />GulabLochab, Eldoret<br />JULIUS KORIR<br />Ag...
Outline<br /><ul><li>Who we are
Role of Kenya Investment Authority
Role Kenya Investment in County Development
North Rift Investment Forum (NORIC) and its objectives
Investment Opportunities in North Rift
Investment facilitation and Incentives
Challenges
Next steps</li></li></ul><li>Mandate of Kenya Investment Authority <br /><ul><li>Promote investment both by local and fore...
Facilitate project implementation
Research and policy advocacy and aftercare services and business development</li></li></ul><li>KenInvest Vision and Missio...
Role of KenInvest<br />
KenInvest and County Development<br /><ul><li>Past regional investment forums organised by KenInvestinclude;</li></ul>West...
Objectivesof the Conference<br /><ul><li>To highlight the Investment opportunities in North Rift Counties
To share views on how best the local entrepreneurs can make use of the natural endowments in the Region areas and thus red...
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  1. 1. Kenya Investment Authority<br />NORTH RIFT INVESTMENT CONFERENCE, 2011<br />GulabLochab, Eldoret<br />JULIUS KORIR<br />Ag. MANAGING DIRECTOR <br />
  2. 2. Outline<br /><ul><li>Who we are
  3. 3. Role of Kenya Investment Authority
  4. 4. Role Kenya Investment in County Development
  5. 5. North Rift Investment Forum (NORIC) and its objectives
  6. 6. Investment Opportunities in North Rift
  7. 7. Investment facilitation and Incentives
  8. 8. Challenges
  9. 9. Next steps</li></li></ul><li>Mandate of Kenya Investment Authority <br /><ul><li>Promote investment both by local and foreign investors
  10. 10. Facilitate project implementation
  11. 11. Research and policy advocacy and aftercare services and business development</li></li></ul><li>KenInvest Vision and Mission<br />Vision <br />To be a world class agency in marketing Kenya as the first choice investment destination<br />Mission<br />To provide exceptional services to attract, facilitate and retain investments in Kenya<br />
  12. 12. Role of KenInvest<br />
  13. 13. KenInvest and County Development<br /><ul><li>Past regional investment forums organised by KenInvestinclude;</li></ul>Western Province Investment Conference (WEPIC), <br />Coast Province Investment Conference (COPIC)<br />Central Province Investment Conference, <br />South Eastern Investment Conference (SEICO)<br /><ul><li>North Rift Investment Conference (NORIC)</li></ul>…showcase investment opportunities in Counties and regions<br />
  14. 14. Objectivesof the Conference<br /><ul><li>To highlight the Investment opportunities in North Rift Counties
  15. 15. To share views on how best the local entrepreneurs can make use of the natural endowments in the Region areas and thus reduce poverty
  16. 16. To create enthusiasm and empower local entrepreneurs to seize the opportunities
  17. 17. To provide networking opportunities</li></ul>…seek to make North Rift a key player in the realisation of Kenya Vision 2030 goals<br />
  18. 18. North Rift Counties<br /><ul><li>UasinGishu County
  19. 19. Nandi County
  20. 20. Baringo County
  21. 21. Turkana County
  22. 22. PokotCounty
  23. 23. Trans Nzoia County
  24. 24. Elgeyo/Marakwet County</li></li></ul><li>Investment Opportunities<br /><ul><li>Agri-business
  25. 25. Dairy Farming
  26. 26. Hospitality
  27. 27. Livestock farming
  28. 28. Real Estate
  29. 29. Mining
  30. 30. Horticultural farming
  31. 31. Bee Keeping
  32. 32. Wholesale & Retail amongst others</li></li></ul><li> Investment Procedures <br />
  33. 33. Investment Incentives<br /><ul><li>100 to 150% investment allowance
  34. 34. Capital goods are zero rated
  35. 35. Duty exemption and VAT waiver for machinery and equipment</li></li></ul><li>Challenges<br /><ul><li>The North Rift region has a lot of untapped resources
  36. 36. Full economic potential of the region is far from being exploited despite its ideal position as national economic and cultural hub
  37. 37. The richness in resources has not been put to use to translate into economic gains
  38. 38. Urbanization has been gradual
  39. 39. Investment has been seen as the preserve of the rich, affluent and others…..</li></li></ul><li>Next Steps after today’s Forum<br /><ul><li>An action plan for follow up to be developed
  40. 40. Profile potential investment projects for promotion to potential investors
  41. 41. Develop promotional strategies to ensure participation by locals as well as non-residents in developing the Region through investing</li></li></ul><li>Our Contacts<br />KENYA INVESTMENT AUTHORITY<br />Kenya Railways HQ, 4th Floor<br />Workshops Road, Off HailleSellasie Avenue<br />P. O. Box 55704 – 00200 City Square<br />Tel: (254) 020 221401- 4<br />Fax: (254) 020 243862<br />Email: info@investmentkenya.com<br />Website: www.investmentkenya.com<br />
  42. 42. THANK YOU<br />

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