Functions of Seza
As outlined in the Special Economic Zones Act No. 16 of 2015 and 2016 Special Economic Zones regulations , the functions of the Authority are to:
Facilitate investment in SEZs through one-stop-shop and advisory services. This includes making recommendations to the government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry on all aspects of designation, approval, establishment, operation and regulation of special economic zones;
Collaborate with public and private sector stakeholders to inform and implement the policies and programmes of the Government with regard to special economic zones;
Support the establishment and operation of SEZs by identifying, mapping and, where necessary, make available the areas of land and infrastructure to support special economic zones.
Continuously assess and evaluate market opportunities so as to streamline policy frameworks and processes to promote investments in the development and operation of SEZs as well as the economic activities within these zones.