Reviving leather industry key in driving manufacturing sector

The government has drafted a policy which seeks to revitalize and bolster the leather industry’s overall performance to achieve its full potential and drive manufacturing in the country. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter Munya said that the policy would help the country’s deliverables to the realization of the Vision […]

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Gov’t keen to boost local manufacturing sector

The government is keen to implement initiatives aimed at boosting local manufacturing and industrial development. Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, Betty Maina, says the government is alive to the fact that sustainable industrialization, especially in the manufacturing sector has the potential to create employment and fight poverty. She said the country […]

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Polytechnics challenged to boost manufacturing Sector

Ministry of Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has called upon tutors in polytechnics to boost practical skills among learners to strengthen local manufacturing industries to avoid importing many products that could be made in Kenya. Speaking at Kisii National Polytechnic during the launch of the Inaugural International Conference, Prof. Magoha said that tutors should […]

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Students to be trained in the manufacturing sector to boost big four

The  Mt. Kenya University (MKU) students are set to gain manufacturing skills from  Africa’s Food and Beverages manufacturing giant Bidco Ltd, following a deal to provide them with industrial attachment opportunities. The  students pursuing manufacturing, sales and marketing and entrepreneurship courses will be placed at the various Bidco plants across the region during their attachment […]

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