An overview of the socio-economic situation in the Lake Victoria Basin reveals significant potential in nearly all sectors of the economy. These potentials for investment are in diverse areas such as infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, human resources development, industry, mining, commerce, and services sector among others.
An assessment of resource potential in the basin and the enabling environment in terms of the general policy and legal framework, obtaining in the Region, both within the Partner States and at the national level, indicates that there are numerous potentials for investment.
Currently, the basin boasts of a potential market of 84.1 million people within the East African Community and with strategic connection to other parts of Eastern and Central Africa.
The intra- and interstate connectivity through road, rail, air and water makes the region ideal for investment in terms of strategic links with other parts of the world.