• To formulate and review policies and programs for MSEs. b) To monitor and evaluate the implementation of existing policies and programs related to or affecting micro and small enterprises, and advise the government on what policies to formulate, and what actions to take. c) To raise resources for the development of MSE activities.
  •  To promote innovation and development of products by MSEs.
  • To develop mechanisms, tools and programs for collection of comprehensive data desegregated by sex, region and age among others, to enable proper planning for the micro and small enterprises sector. 
  • To connect with relevant authorities to zone out and manage land for MSEs. To develop and guide certified demand-driven capacity-building programs. 
  •  To promote and provide business development services for MSEs. 
  • To identify markets for products generated by micro and small enterprises and provide linkages between micro and small enterprises and potential markets.
  • To source for funds and resources for development of appropriate technology in relevant research institutions/enterprises that develop technology for use by MSEs. 
  • To encourage innovation and transfer of technology so as to increase competitiveness of micro and small enterprises products and services. 
  • To administer the MSE Fund.
  • To collaborate with relevant institutions to develop programs for improving access to credit and other financial services by micro and small enterprises. 

About Us

The Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA) is a new state corporation established under the Micro and Small Enterprise Act No. 55 of 2012. The Act was developed through a stakeholder’s consultation process which took several years. The Authority is now domiciled in the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.


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  • Website: www.mseauthority.go.ke
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