- Opportunities exist to expand this sector by investing in value addition of agricultural products.
The county receives annual rainfalls which vary between 900mm to 1,200mm with temperatures ranging between 8.40 C and 270 C. Agriculture is the main economic activity and the County is one of the largest contributors to food security in Kenya. Wheat, maize and dairy are the leading farming activities. Opportunities exist to expand this sector by investing in value addition of agricultural products. The county is also home to many of the county’s top athletes. A number of training camps have been established to grow and nurture new athletic talents.
Eldoret International Airport is located in the county and handles large amounts of cargo from the Middle East. The airport gives the county an opportunity to grow and expand the export market. It has a broad industrial base particularly in and around Eldoret Town.