Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018
    Managing Plastic Waste Requires Fresh Thinking and a Holistic Approach
    In Kenya the main concern regarding PET and the environment is the pollution associated with plastic packaging. According to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, approximately 50 million plastic bottles are used annually.
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018
    Good Leadership is paramount to the growth of any economy
    The economic development of any country is highly dependent on good leadership. This is particularly so because the core values of a nation are directly linked to equality and equal distribution of resources.
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017
    Waste management is a shared responsibility
    As Kenya hosts the third annual United Nations Environmental Assembly in December 2017, the theme; ‘Towards a pollution free planet’ epitomizes our social, economic and development goals and aspirations as a country.
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017
    Human Capital Development holds the key to Kenya’s economic progress
    How can Kenya strategically invest in its human capital to rightly position its self for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017
    Protecting Intellectual Property Rights to drive industrialization
    In the 2017 Global Innovation Index, institutions that nurture and support the flourishing of innovation, regardless of whether it is research-based or not, were identified as critical to industrial growth. 
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017
    Informal industries as the mainspring for equity and equality
    Equity and Equality are two distinctive terms often used interchangeably but have two very different meanings. Equality, which widely features in discussions of economic development, simply means providing everyone with access to national resources in fairness and justice, in order for them to live fully.
  • 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.
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