KAM CEO’s Brief | 17 February 2017

Kenya Power and KAM Meet to Boost Working Relationship

Kenya Power and Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting on 16th February 2017 as part of an initiative to boost the relationship between the two entities.

The meeting is part of Kenya Power’s continuous engagement with its customers to improve their experience and strengthen their confidence in the Company’s services.

Kenya Power Ag. Managing Director & CEO, Dr. Ken Tarus stated that regular engagements with industrial users has resulted in the efficient use of power by industry and enhanced energy security.

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For more information contact: Charles.Wanjohi@kam.co.ke

TVET Workshop Held

The first series of the regional TVET workshop was held on 15th February 2017 in Nairobi.

There is an increasing demand for skilled workers in industries in Kenya with demand for improved quality of goods and services that meet international investor standards.

KAM has partnered with GIZ to address the need for review of the technical and vocational curriculum and consequently improve job productivity in the country.

KAM is committed to addressing the gap in the system by working together with technical training institutions and the manufacturing industries in ensuring that skills’ training is demand driven

For more information contact: tvet@kam.co.ke

KAM Meets Ministry of Health Cabinet Secretary

KAM Directors led by the Chairlady, Ms. Flora Mutahi meet with Ministry of Health CS, Dr. Cleophas Mailu on 15th February 2017 to discuss the manufacturing priority areas in the health sector.

Among the issues deliberated upon include:

  • Pharmaceutical Sector: Multiple regulatory bodies, Kenya Food and Drug Authority Kenya Health Bill 2016, Medicines Evaluation and Registration.
  • Food sector: The Draft Kenya Food and Drugs Authority Bill; Costs associated with product registrations and Food handling certificates

For more information contact: Caroline.Mutuku@kam.co.ke

KAM Meets Kenya Law Reform Commission on County Legislation

KAM held a meeting with the Kenya Law Reform Commission on 16th February 2017 to discuss the County Legislation.

Since the introduction of the devolve system of government, there have been a lot of challenges with relation to legislation conforming to the functions stated in the fourth schedule of the constitution.

Among the issues deliberated upon include: multiple county taxation (Inter County Fees and Levies), unconstitutional provisions in county legislation and the development of county revenue laws.

For more information contact: Caroline.Mutuko@kam.co.ke

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