MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC, PLANNING, COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY.
The mandate of the Subsector is to provide coordination and guidance in economic policy planning, formulation, and review, guiding preparation of County Strategic Plans, Departmental Annual Work plans, MTEF budgets and Sectoral plans, undertake Economic Research, Studies and Surveys, coordination, negotiation, promotion and review of sound regional and international economic policies and cooperation, spearheading the preparation of County Integrated Development Plans and fast track its implementation, coordinating monitoring and evaluation functions of County government and build adequate capacity for Monitoring and Evaluation for the county government, liaising with Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in Collecting, compiling, analyzing, abstracting and disseminating Official statistical information on the matters specified in the First Schedule of the Statistics Act, planning, authorizing, coordinating and supervising all official statistical programmes undertaken within the County Statistical System (CSS),establishing standards and promoting use of best practices and methods in the production and dissemination of statistical information across the CSS, maintaining a comprehensive and reliable County socio-economic database.
Other sub sector formulation and monitoring the implementation of trade development policy, promotion of retail and wholesale trade, development of micro, small and medium enterprises, enforcing fair trade practices and ensure consumer protection, promotion of private sector development and development of special economic zones, formulating and implementing capacity building programmes for micro and small enterprises, promoting access to markets, promoting innovation and development of products by micro and small enterprises and facilitating technology development, acquisition and transfer by MSEs.
The sub sector is responsible for formulation and monitoring the implementation of the industrialization polices at the county level, capacity building for industrial development, infrastructure and business development services for micro, small and medium industries, financing and venture capital for industrial development, provision of market linkages and access to finance for micro, small and medium industries
Micro and small enterprise development)
The sub sector is responsible for formulate and implementation of capacity building programmes for micro and small enterprises, promoting access to markets through trade fairs and exhibitions,
Promoting innovation and development of products by micro and small enterprises and facilitating technology development, acquisition and transfer by MSEs.