• Administration

  • State Department of Investment and Industry

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    • Formulation, coordination, and implementation of the National Industrialization Policies;
    • Formulation, coordination, and implementation of Industrial Property Rights Policies for the protection and use of industrial property;
    • Facilitation of the development and enforcement of quality standards;
    • Provision of an enabling environment for domestic and foreign direct investment;
    • Promotion of the development of industrial tooling and machining;
    • Facilitation of the development of technical, entrepreneurial and managerial skills for the industrial sector;
    • Arbitration and settlement of Industrial Property Rights disputes;
    • Promotion of Industrial Research and Development, Innovation and Technology Transfer;
    • Creation and promotion of market linkages for MSMIs;
    • Facilitation of access to short, medium and long-term financing for MSMIs through bona-fide financial intermediaries;
    • Initiation and promotion of industrial programmes and projects;
    • Monitoring and evaluation of project implementation and impact;
    • Facilitation of accreditation and certification; and
    • Facilitating in protecting consumers from counterfeit products.
  • State Department of Co-operatives

    • Cooperative Financing policy
    • Supervision and Oversight over Cooperative Societies
    • Registration of co-operative societies
    • Cooperative Audit services
    • Coordination of development programs in the co-operative sub-sector
    • Co-operative Production and Marketing
    • Cooperative Legislation and Support Services
    • Co-operative education and training
    • Promotion of Co-operative Ventures
    • Co-operative Financing Policy
    • Co-operative Savings, Credit and Financial Services Policy
  • Directorate of Industrialization

  • Directorate of Enterprise Development

  • Directorate of Co-operative Development

  • Ministerial Delivery Unit

  • Portfolio Management

  • Head of Planning, Research and Strategy

  • Head of HR and Organization Development

  • State Department for Trade

    According to the Executive Order No. 1/2016 on “Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya”, released in May 2016, the following are the functions of the State Department of Trade:

    • Trade Policy
    • Buy Kenya Policy
    • Promotion of Retail and wholesale Markets
    • Business Registration Services
    • Export Promotion
    • Fair Trade Practices
    • Coordination of Regional Trade matters – COMESA, AGOA, IOR-ARC & IGAD
    • Trade Negotiations and Advisory Services
    • Enforcement of International Trade Laws, Regulations and Agreements

    The following are the departments:-


  • Social Security House, Block A, 17th, 23rd Floor
  • P.O. Box 30418-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telephone: +254 20-2731531
  • Fax: +254 20-2731511
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