MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC, PLANNING, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY.

Industrial Development

  • Lack of industrial culture

Commerce

  • Underdeveloped entrepreneurial skills;
  • Underdeveloped retail and wholesale market;
  • Limited access to affordable credit;
  • Lack of marketing information;
  • Poor market access; and
  • Low rate of industrial investments.

Economic Planning

  • Weak county monitoring and evaluation system;
  • Under established county research and statistical services;
  • Lack of transport and communication for development coordination, monitoring and evaluation

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Sector

  • Weak institutional capacity to support programme development;
  • Inadequate technical and entrepreneurial skills;
  • Limited access to markets and marketing information;
  • Weak collaborative linkages between the sector and research institutions that are researching on  appropriate technological;
  • Limited access to affordable credit and financial services;
  • Inhibitive legal and regulatory environment;
  • Inadequate access to physical infrastructural facilities e.g. land, workspace, roads, electricity and other utilities