Following the successful tour to Industrial Area by the Nairobi County Governor and the Executive Committee members on 24th February 2017, a follow-up meeting was held on 3rd March 2017 at the county headquarters.
Plans are underway to improve the KCC, Eldoret following the installation of new machinery in the factory. The plans also involve the process of paying dairy farmers who supply milk to KCC factories promptly.
The County Government of Kisumu hosted stakeholders to a consultative meeting on Climate Change Policy development in Kisumu. Speaking at the event, the Chief Officer Climate Change, Ms. Lorna Omuodo pointed out that Kisumu County was experiencing environmental challenges which required interventions in mitigation and adaptation.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers Machakos and Industrial Area chapters had a joint Member’s Forum with Kenya Power to take stock of the ‘Boresha Stima Viwandani’ initiative driven by the power provider.
US Ambassador Robert Godec recently met business leaders drawn from various Business Membership Organizations (BMOs) in Nakuru. During the meeting, Ambassador Godec sought to allay fears by the business community particularly those exporting to the US that AGOA was likely to be scrapped saying indications are that AGOA would not be discontinued.
The Coast Chapter held a meeting with Mombasa County Chief Trade Officer, Mr. Abdulwahab Mbarak to discuss cess/entry charges, payment of levies (through cheque instead of cash payment), branding and distribution fees and harassment by county security personnel.
The Business linkages training to EAC & COMESA regions objective was to demonstrate the possibility of making local companies competitive with International standards whilst spurring economic growth in the region.
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