To create a sustainable socio-economic environment for a globally competitive investment climate, world class tourist destination, and a strong cooperatives sector through investment facilitation, tourist product development and enabling policy and legal framework.
Transform Nyeri County into a Sustainable, middle income, investor friendly and world class tourist destination providing all citizens a high quality of life.
Transparency and Accountability
Creativity and Innovativeness
Cooperation and Partnership
FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT
To develop markets for economic growth
To promote fair trading environments and consumer protection
To enhance Investment promotion
To enhance regional economic integration
To enhance industrial and enterprise development
To promote value addition and manufacturing
To promote and develop tourism for increased economic growth.
1: Trade Investment Markets and Enterprise Development
Our mandate is to formulate, coordinate and administer activities in respect to trade at county level.
Develop wholesale and Retail Markets
Provide affordable financing
Providing business linkages
Investment promotion and facilitation
Training on product development
Training on Financial Leveraging
Business Advisory training
Marketing and exposure Programs through trade shows and exhibition
Allocation of Trading places in County Public Markets.
Functions of the Weights and Measures Unit
Promote uniformity of all measurements in trade and maintenance of physical standards of weights and measures, which are nationally and internationally recognized.
Control of accuracy and manner of use of weighing and measuring equipment in use for trade.
Promote the consumer against the false trade description of goods and services in terms of quantity, quality, price, and composition, fitness for purpose, place or date of manufacture or such other practices as it is laid down in Trade Description Act Cap 505.
Regulate the sale, manufacturing and repair of weighing and measuring equipment for trade use
2. Tourism and Culture
This directorate is meant to transform Nyeri County into a sustainable,middle income investor friendly and world class tourist destination providing all citizens a high quality life.
Develop and implement county tourism policy
Collaborate with stakeholders in establishing and enforcing a code of practice for tourism at all levels.
To develop, promote and diversify tourism products and cultural heritage for increased economic growth.
Sensitize local communities on the conservation of tourism resources and attractions
To promote and develop all aspects of performing arts, visual arts, tangible and intangible cultural heritage and indigenous health, nutrition and environment for sustainable development.
Coordinate capacity development and setting of standards in the hospitality industry
Undertake and coordinate research in the county in regards to the tourism industry.
Set, regulate and monitor standards of service for hotels, restaurants and regulating tourism enterprises with oversight authority in all matters tourism.
Internal and external resource mobilization in consultation with the treasury for the development of tourism.
Liaise and collaborate with international, national and regional institutions on tourism issues.
3. Cooperative Development
Our mandate includes promoting and facilitating registration of co-operatives, providing audit services, enforcement of audit requirements and standards, carrying out inspections into the affairs of county co-operatives, promoting and facilitating co-operative societies engaged in value addition, ensuring compliance with co-operative legislation, providing co-operative advisory services, facilitating collaboration and linkages with co-operatives and stakeholders for the benefit of the movement and promoting good governance in the management of the co-operative societies.
Promotion of co-operative societies
Processing of application for registration
Inspections and investigations
Training needs assessment for co-operative movement
Market information dissemination & advisory services
Banking inspections (local SACCOs)
Risk assessment in SACCOs
Investment advisory services
Co-ordination & monitoring of co-operative indemnity by co-operative leaders