Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • 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.
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017
    Building Strong Institutions Promises Long-lasting Gains in Adhering to our Constitution
    If there’s one thing these elections have demonstrated clearly is that civic awareness and active engagement in our country is fast progressing.
  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017
    Adhering to our Constitution as a Matter of Principle
    When the parliamentary environment ​committee tabled its recommendation for the suspension of the implementation of the ​plastic bag ban in June this year, it did so with foresight and the understanding that the manner in which the ban had come into place would leave this country in economic disarray and in the end, will not give us a clean environment as intended.
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017
    SMEs are a Critical Part of Actualizing Environmental Policies
    Micro, Small and Medium enterprises have a huge potential to create long lasting social value especially because their business models, products and proximity caters for the everyday needs of the larger part of our population.
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017
    Government Economic Policy Must be Clearly Articulated for it to be Effective
    The competitiveness and profitability of any business is hugely impacted by changes in market regulations and government policies. It is for this reason that consistency in regulations and predictability of these policies is fundamental to the stability of local businesses, as changing them would require a major shift in long-term business plans and daily operations.
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