TRADE, INDUSTRIALIZATION, COOPERATIVES AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Vision

The department envisions Homa Bay County as ‘a leading industrialized county in the Republic of Kenya by 2030’.

Mission

The department mission is ‘to create wealth, reduce poverty and generate employment opportunities through industrialization and value addition’.

During the period 2020/21 the priority for the department will focus on registration of new cooperatives; capacity building of cooperatives societies, reviving and strengthening dormant cooperatives; auditing and routine inspection and investigations of cooperative societies; supporting traders and the public in promoting fair trade practices; developing and up grading markets; construction of the milling machine house , completion of go downs and installation of machinery for maize processing plant; Completion of; Animal Processing Plant and Maize processing plant, Construction of; Multi processing plant, facilitating formation of new, more vibrant cooperative societies along the value chain; and mobilization and sensitization of farmers.

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