Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017
    Manufacturing should be Everyone’s Business
    South Korea, currently the 11th largest economy in the world, is often regarded as an economic miracle because of its rapid economic and social transformation, which continues to be a case study as to how global economies can achieve sustained and broad-based growth.
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017
    Technology key to the future of manufacturing
    Current technological advances are creating a new automated age, with recent developments in robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017
    We need to fix the basics
    Good governance is hinged on processes and structures that promote accountability, rule of law, inclusiveness, transparency, empowerment and broad-based participation.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017
    Building resilience to withstand elections
    The growing pains we are experiencing as a young democracy are not to be viewed as isolated events that threaten to throw everything into disarray, but rather as part of bigger picture towards building a more cohesive nation with a greater appreciation for the rule of law.
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017
    Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
    Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017
    How Kenya Can Achieve Sustained Export Expansion
    In order to achieve our economic goals as envisioned in the 2030 development blue-print, we need to be deliberate in creating an export push for our local goods.
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017
    Women and Future of Work: Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    The onset of new technological inventions is always underpinned by ambivalence at best, and at worst, fear and alarm.
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017
    Why We Need to Strengthen Trade Ties in the EAC
    A study released by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers last month stated that Africa continues to be Kenya’s leading export destination accounting for 40.6 per cent of our exports, with the EAC community taking up 21.1 per cent of total exports in 2016.
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