Establish of Konza Technology City.

 

PROJECT PROFILE

Promote Kenya as a BPO destination to increase demand of BPO services from Kenya globally.
Increase Kenya ICT talent pool to meet the increasing demand and provide a set of BPO specific incentives to attract investments.

 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Status:
On Schedule/Ahead of Schedule
Implementing Ministry (MDAS):
Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology
Location:
Nationwide
Sector:
Business Process Off-shoring and Information Technology Enabled Services
 

PROJECT PROGRESS

President, Hon Mwai Kibak officially launches Konza Technology City on January 23, 2013.

The Konza Technology Development Authority ( KOTDA ) board has been gazetted.
Market Sounding activities are still on-going where various potential investors have already been identified.
The technology city was one of the projects showcased in a New York Institutional investor conference. Other milestones achieved by this project are;

? Validation of Konza documents on going (Master plan, SEZA study reports).
? Market sounding activities carried out in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.
? Construction of Perimeter Fence complete.
? Construction of Site office completed.
? Konza power requirement included in the LCPDP.
? Site Office power connection in process.
? Ground Water Potential Mapping finalized.
? Preparations for drilling and equipping of Borehole, and Construction of Modern Sanitation Block on going.
?A 10 km buffer zone has been created around the city.
 

OBJECTIVE

To realize the five-year goal of creating more than 20,000 direct BPO jobs and of increasing its contribution to GDP by Ksh10 billion.

BENEFITS

?    Job creation.
?    Growth of GDP.
 
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