Conference Theme:

“Nyanza Rising – Towards Economic Transformation for Socio-Economic
Growth and Development”

About The Conference

Nyanza International Investment Conference 2024

The first Nyanza International Investment Conference is scheduled to be hosted in Kisumu City by the Nyanza Professionals’ Forum (NPF), in collaboration with the six county governments of the former Nyanza Province (Homa Bay, Kisii, Kisumu, Migori, Nyamira, and Siaya), the National Government, relevant National Government Agencies like the Kenya Investment Authority, and local and national private sector corporations, including private sector associations and
organizations (PSOs).

Kisumu City

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Thematic Areas

● Agricultural crop production
● Fish processing and packaging
● Aquaculture farming
● Mariculture and Spirulina Farming
● Warehousing, and transportation infrastructures for agro-based production
● Agro-processing, and market access
● Specialized health facilities and private sector-driven healthcare services

● Maritime tourism and ecotourism.
● Tourist facilities developments.
● Water sports
● Specialized TVET Institutions.
● Sports tourism.
● Infrastructure.

● Blue Technology Enablers.
● Programming and Applications.
● Expanding partnerships to
strengthen the digital ecosystems.
● ICT-Oriented training institutions
offering the Fourth Industrial
Revolution (4IR) Technologies.

Japh Olende
Conference Chair

Charles Nyachae
Conference Deputy Chair

Message From the Conference Leadership

Dear Esteemed Guests and Participants,
It is our distinct pleasure to extend a warm invitation to the Nyanza International Investment Conference (NIIC), set to be held from June 28-29, 2024, in Kisumu, Kenya. Organized by the Nyanza Professionals Forum, this inaugural conference stands as a testament to our shared commitment to fostering economic growth and development in the Nyanza region.
Kisumu, nestled at the shores of Lake Victoria, embodies a rich history and a promising future as a commercial hub in Kenya. As we gather in this picturesque setting, we anticipate engaging discussions and fruitful collaborations that will shape the trajectory of investment in this region.
Spanning 12,477 square kilometers and comprising of six counties, Nyanza boasts abundant resources and untapped investment prospects in sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and the blue economy. With a robust infrastructure and growing industrial capacity, the region is poised to emerge as a key investment destination in Western Kenya.
With an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, exhibitors, and stakeholders, including government agencies, financial organizations, academic institutions, research centers, SMEs, and over 1,200 delegates, NIIC 2024 promises to be an unparalleled opportunity for exploring investment prospects and catalyzing development initiatives.
Our agenda is comprehensive, addressing key challenges and the opportunities available within the region, as well as emphasizing the importance of collaboration among stakeholders. Through dynamic exchanges of ideas and experiences, we aim to chart a course towards sustainable investment for economic progress.
We are particularly excited to welcome members of the Nyanza Diaspora, whose contributions play a pivotal role in the region’s advancement. Your presence will undoubtedly enrich our discussions and reinforce our shared vision for growth and prosperity.
Overall, the Nyanza region’s resource endowment, infrastructure, and investment potential create a promising environment for various industries and sectors to thrive. In this region of burgeoning commercial potential, We encourage you to seize the opportunity to immerse yourselves in the vibrant culture of Kisumu, explore its historical landmarks, and connect with the welcoming community of Nyanza.
Together, let us embark on this transformative journey towards a brighter future for the Nyanza region. Your participation is invaluable, and we eagerly anticipate your insightful contributions to our conversations and the meaningful connections that will unfold at the Nyanza International Investment conference 2024.
Warmest regards,

Japh Olende
Conference Chair

Charles Nyachae
Conference Deputy Chair

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