Productive Sector and Trade

Productive Sector and Trade

The Productive sector and trade segment of UNDP Kenya is working to reduce poverty and accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by supporting pro-poor economic growth and inclusive market development in Kenya. UNDP Kenya's strategy on inclusive economic growth seeks to...Read more...

Our Goals

While building on the new Constitution and supporting the Kenyan Government towards achieving the MDGs, PRU will: • Target low-income groups at the base of the pyramid (BOP), especially women and youth. • Create opportunities for accelerating sustainable livelihood growth in rural, semi-arid and arid areas.Read more...

Inclusive Economic Empowerment

UNDP Kenya supports entrepreneurship training targeting youth, women and persons with disability

Our Stories

  • Biashara Centres have invested in ICT to foster innovation in Business

    County Biashara Centres
    Biashara centre

    Taita Taveta County has opened a new business center to give young entrepreneurs a platform to increase their business productivity by enabling them get all information and support that they may need to run a business as well as value addition for their products. more

  • One of the EDAs in Voi County has started a brick making venture that is employing more youth as well improving housing units in the county

    Youth Enterprise Development Agents Making a Difference in Counties

    Over 600 youth trained by UNDP Kenya as Enterprise Development Agents (EDA) are helping the country create jobs for a high number of unemployed youth. Themore

Projects and Initiatives

Biashara centre

County Business Development Centers

The key objective of establishing County Business Development Centers (CBDCs) is to promote inclusive economic growth and job creation at the county level through empowering MSEs, small holders, youth and women to access and leverage economic opportunities. more

National social

National Social Economic Council Public-Private Dialogue

The main objective of the project is to improve the business environment through policies, laws and regulations conducive to private sector development. A more specific objective is to support to the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) to ensure that public-private sector dialogue takes place on the basis of solid analysis and information. more

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