Kisumu City Governor, Prof Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o held a breakfast meeting with private investors as part of a build up to the Kisumu Investment Conference slated for 27th to 29th September 2021.
This was the final in a series of breakfast meetings the County Government of Kisumu has been holding with various stake holders since the campaign for the investment conference kicked off last month.
The County Government of Kisumu have started a series of meetings with various categories of investors to drum up support for inbound investments intended to propel the County in achieving KISUMU VISION 2050.
Speaking during Breakfast meeting Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang Nyong’o said the County Government of Kisumu is investing heavily in improving the ease of doing business to help clients achieve investment success, “The County’s investor-centric approach is to ensure tangible commercial and social returns through a carefully curated line-up of value propositions that drives long-term growth and meets evolving investor needs.” Said Prof.Nyong’o .The Governor assured investors that all parameters are there for investment flow to Kisumu “Kisumu is stepping up infrastructure development such as roads, water supply and investment of ICT through investing in broadband connection” Said Prof.Nyong’o. .
His sentiments were also echoed by the Nyeri County Deputy Governor Dr Caroline Karugu who called upon investors to take up the investments opportunities around the lakeside county through Public Private Partnership.
There also discussions on the prospects for partnerships in health to help build the resilience of the sector in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, Agriculture, Fisheries, water, environment natural resources and climate change and education, ICT and human resource development.
In the past meetings, the Governor articulated the CGK’s ongoing efforts to improve investor outcomes through targeted strategies with enduring investment merit and low costs. All investments will consist of broadly diversified propositions along various value chains in mainly agriculture and agro-processing, health, housing and infrastructure.
The target markets are both domestic and regional with differentiated products and services in a policy and regulatory framework that has incremental flexibility for investors across high potential sectors.