Trade and Industrialization

Trade and Industrialization

Mohammed A. Feisal is a strong believer in team spirit and cohesion with excellent attention to detail and good judgement.

Feisal is an MBA (Strategic Management) finalist at Catholic University and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Banking) degree from Moi Universirty.

He attended Terige High School for his Secondary Education and Baraka for his Primary Education.

Feisal has worked with Can Ken as Finance/Operational Manager where he was responsible for Financial Planning, Budgeting and reconciliations.

He was also responsible for making payments to suppliers, completing evaluation forms, suppliers’ checklist and providing information for any new supplier to be added.

At the same time, Feisal did external audit, daily banking while updating payment and receipt reports.

He has also worked with USAID-KHCP as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer where he was charged with preparing a framework for data collection and analysis, data analysis and interpretation, data management among other responsibilities.

At K-Rep Bank in Eldoret, Feisal worked as a Business Development Officer, disbursed loans to individual and group-based co-guarantee mechanism account holders, and management of accounts.

During his tenure at Kenya Airports Authority Eldoret International Airport, he was responsible for general ledger posting that involved coordinating the update of the general ledger by the subsidiary ledger.

He was also responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and management reports. Additionally, Feisal assisted internal auditors during audit ensuring the necessary information is available and in order.

The department is working towards facilitating trade and promoting labor-intensive employment initiatives by leveraging available resources in the county while forging for strong partnerships with the private sector through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in order to transform Nandi into a trading, export-oriented county, thriving on good investment policies, programmes and projects well-integrated into the County Integrated Development Plan. (CIDP).

Entering into pacts between the County Government of Nandi and other government agencies such as Export Processing Zone (EPZA) and Export Promotion Council (EPC) is purely anchored on boosting the economic growth of the county through investment and export promotion. The department is also working towards implementation of appropriate investment policies to attract investment, increase trade, develop and market Nandi as the preferred investment location in the country by attracting and retaining both foreign and local investment.

Driven by the desire of H.E the governor’s to transform Nandi and by extension the national government BIG FOUR agenda to create 1.3 million manufacturing opportunities and providing one million affordable housing, we shall be working towards proving incentives to potential investors to fulfil our promise of transforming Nandi and accelerating its economic growth.

The county government of Nandi, under the leadership of H. E Hon. Stephen Sang, seeks to provide an investor-friendly environment and incentives for Kenyans living abroad to invest back home. In his manifesto, one key agenda was facilitating Diaspora engagement. First step to achieving this has been through the establishment of a diaspora office/desk under the Department of Trade, Investment and Industrialization. All this is in aim of making the county an attractive site and hotbed for Investment of a global nature.

The Diaspora Liaison Office shall:

  1. Provide information on investment opportunities available within the county and identifying angel investors to finance those with investment ideas.
  2. Help identify job openings and scholarships abroad especially for our youth who want to study abroad and international fixtures for athletics and marathons.
  3. Engage directly with donors to Increase development funding and remittances from abroad that would result in an improved local economy. Proposals can be written and the office can help seek funding.
  4. Foster public-private partnerships (PPP) between companies and organizations owned by Kenyans living abroad and the county of Nandi all in benefit of the people living in Nandi.
  5. Identify diaspora members willing to incubate and finance youth-owned projects; to mention a few.

Areas of focus

  1. Tourism,
  2. Healthcare,
  3. Manufacturing,
  4. Education,
  5. Sports and
  6. Infrastructure development.

The office is also tasked with mapping diaspora members and collecting useful information to develop a database of the diaspora members originally from this region. The diaspora liaison officers will engage them on how to invest appropriately. The office will basically market the county.  

The county has identified and profiled investment areas; it seeks participation of well-established local, national, regional and international investors committed to partner with us in various investments. We are proud to say Nandi County has distinguished itself as wealthy, prosperous, progressive, secure and nationally competitive county to live, work and invest in.

INVEST IN NANDI.

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