Investment Opportunities

Nyeri County is an emerging market endowed with natural resources and infrastructure that supports the efficient distribution of goods and services to the various urban centers in the Central Kenya region. Nyeri County plays host to both local and foreign investors in key economic sectors among them agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, healthcare, finance and tourism.

The Nyeri County Investment Promotion Unit is continuously facilitating investors in these sectors by providing assistance in establishing business networks with local suppliers of raw materials, as well as other business resources such as business permits and licenses, premises, utilities, investment incentives and any useful statistical data.

Agribusiness serves as the main economic activity in the county with coffee and dairy farming being the major income earners for a lot of the farmers within the county. Other subsistence crops grown within the County include tea, potatoes and cabbages.

Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality Tourism is one of Kenya's leading foreign exchange earner and third largest contributor to the GDP after agriculture and manufacturing. As a county, Nyeri County is a firm advocate of sustainable tourism is that in the tourism experience we can, together, protect the environmental health and [...]

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Kenya's industrial policy aims at growing export-based manufacturing by raising the share of products in the regional market from 7% to 15 % and develop niche products for existing and new markets. In Nyeri County there are 28 manufacturing industries mainly engaged in agro processing of coffee, tea, dairy, [...]

Agriculture and Agribusiness

Agriculture and Agribusiness Agriculture directly contributes 26% of Kenya's annual GDP and another 25% indirectly. In Nyeri County agriculture currently employs 32.84% of the population. With an agricultural potential of 758.5 square kilometers of arable land, agribusiness is one of the main economic activities within the county. This [...]

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