BLOC ACTS AS ONE-STOP SHOP FOR INVESTORS
The economic bloc is made up of Bungoma, Busia, Homa Bay, Kakamega, Kisii, Kisumu, Migori, Nyamira, Siaya, Vihiga, Bomet, Trans Nzoia and Kericho. It was formed to serve as a one-stop shop for investors. It identifies seven strategic intervention areas — agriculture, education, financial services, health, ICT, infrastructure and tourism. The counties unveiled a joint economic plan to catalyse their economic growth through joint investments. It recognises counties as key development units.