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.