National Investment Sectors

    The priority areas for investment in EAC Partner States are provided in Table 4.1. 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.

    Table 4.1: Priority Areas for Investment in EAC

    Burundi Kenya Rwanda South Sudan Tanzania Uganda Zanzibar EAC
    1. Agriculture including fisheries and livestock
    2. Mining and Energy Sector
    3. Manufacturing/ Processing Industry
    4. Advanced maritime transportation Construction of modern tourism infrastructure
    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
    1. Manufacturing
    2. Agro-processing
    3. Tourism
    4. Real estate and construction
    5. ICT 
    6. Services
    7. Mining
    8. Infrastructure
    9. Energy 
    10. Education
    11. Health services  
    1. Agriculture, livestock and fisheries;
    2. hard and soft infrastructure;
    3. Mining; 
    4. agri-business;
    5. Energy; 
    6. Tourism
    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
    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
    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).  
    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.