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National Investment Sectors

The priority areas for investment in EAC Partner States are provided in the table below. It also provides priority investment areas for EAC consistent with the investment priority areas in the Partner States.

The EAC Investment Priority areas were selected giving priority to those with a high potential for regional value chains.

Priority Areas for Investment in EAC

Burundi
  1. Agriculture including fisheries and livestock
  2. Mining and Energy Sector
  3. Manufacturing/ Processing Industry
  4. Advanced maritime transportation Construction of modern tourism infrastructure
 Kenya
 
  1. Food Security,
  2. Affordable Housing,
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Affordable Health care,
  5. Energy
  6. Financial Services
  7. Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  8. Agriculture
  9. Infrastructure
 Rwanda
  1. Manufacturing
  2. Agro-processing
  3. Tourism
  4. Real estate and construction
  5. Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  6. Services
  7. Mining
  8. Infrastructure
  9. Energy 
  10. Education
  11. Health services  
South Sudan
  1. Agriculture, livestock and fisheries
  2. hard and soft infrastructure
  3. Mining
  4. Agri-business
  5. Energy
  6. Tourism
Uganda
  1. Agriculture and agribusiness
  2. Mineral beneficiation
  3. Tourism 
  4. Packaging
  5. ICT
  6. Oil and gas 
  7. Renewable energy
  8. Manufacturing
  9. Infrastructure
  10. Services
Tanzania
  1. Manufacturing 
  2. Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  3. Mining and Metals
  4. Tourism
  5. Services/ ICT
  6. Economic Zones
  7. Economic Infrastructure
  8. Energy
  9. Real Estate
  10. Oil and Gas
  11. Financial Services 
  12. Telecommunication Broadcasting
Zanzibar
  1. Industrial manufacturing or assembling
  2. Up market tourism 
  3. Agriculture and fisheries 
  4. Real-estate development
  5. Energy
  6. Infrastructure development 
  7. Information Communication Technology (ICT) 
EAC
  1. Agriculture and agribusiness
  2. Tourism
  3. Infrastructure
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Mining and metals 
  6. Energy
  7. Education, research and innovation
  8. Health
  9. Oil and Gas  

Source: Investment (Promotional) Code Acts and Investment Promotional Agencies Websites of Partner States.


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