Invest in Africa Kenya (IIA – Kenya) is organizing a business forum in Turkana County which will bring together the County government, the private sector, investors and other stakeholders.

The forum dubbed “The Turkana Business Exchange Forum” which will be held on 26th July at the Lodwar Vocational Training Institute Center aims to create a platform for the stakeholders to share insights regarding SMEs development.

The one-day forum’s goal is to link SMEs to market opportunities, finance and skills that will help them scale up.

During the event stakeholders will get an opportunity to discuss Turkana County government policies and what steps should be taken to develop SMEs. The forum expects to enlarge business networks and create awareness on the progress made by the Turkana County government towards ease of doing business.

IIA-Kenya aims to showcase scalable local business and encourage public –private partnership thus increasing investment in the County. IIA-Kenya, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Turkana County Government among other partners has organized the forum aiming to host around 250 guests. The organizers seek to create a better understand of the needs of SMEs versus the expectations of large companies ready to do business with SMEs.

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