2nd Kenya Manufacturing Summit & Expo held
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), in partnership with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives and United Nations Industrial Organization (UNIDO) launched the 2nd Kenya Manufacturing Summit and Expo on 23rd November 2017.
Under the theme ‘Driving Local Competitiveness to Make Kenya a Manufacturing Hub for Africa‘, the three day Summit and Expo aimed to promote business partnerships and identify binding constraints impeding the sector’s growth.
Speaking during the session, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperative CS, Mr. Adan Mohamed pointed out that the aim of the government to grow Kenya’s manufacturing base is strategic and can only be implemented through collaboration and knowledge transfer from industry.
The annual event also seeks to improve the global competitiveness of locally manufactured products which will enhance Kenya’s industrial statistics and increase employment opportunities.
KAM Chairlady. Ms. Flora Mutahi noted that the manufacturing sector is key to Kenya’s economic growth due to its potential to grow productive jobs and increase the purchasing power of consumers.
The summit culminated with a sale on all exhibited products…Read More>>