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UNIDO ITPO Tokyo invited Ms. Heather Munyao, Investment Promotion Officer of the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) from 29 June to 7 July 2019.


Ms. Munyao has been working as Investment Promotion Officer for Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) since 2010. Her main duty is investment/business promotion from Asia, especially Japan, to Kenya. She provides the latest information of investment policies and legal regulations in Kenya, as well as supporting investors to find local business partners and counterparts at governmental organizations.

In 2016 when the last TICAD was held, she was invited to Japan under the delegate programme, and also served as one of the TICAD VI Secretariat members in Kenya, mainly for “Japan-Africa Business Forum” and “Kenya House.” Toward TICAD7 to be held in Yokohama this August, she is engaged in preparation in close collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Tokyo.

Activities in Japan

During her stay, Ms. Munyao had individual meetings with Japanese companies and organizations that are interested in expanding their business in Kenya, and shared information on the latest business environment and investment opportunities in the country. She also gave a presentation at “Kenya SDGs Business Round-table Meeting in Osaka.”

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Contact for Inquiries

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo (PIC: Ms. Shigematsu / Ms. Tachiiri)
Tel: 03-6433-5520

  • Ms. Heather Munyao from KenInvest