The 1st ever locally manufactured ventilator developed by Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ (KAM) Automotive Sector, led by Mutsimoto Limited, was yesterday certified by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).
Manufacturers have raised concerns on shrinking market share due to, among others, unpredictable tax measures making industry uncompetitive, and derogated EAC Common External Tariff (CET) regime, undermining industrialization efforts in the region.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has signed a partnership deal with Ajua, Africa’s first Integrated Customer Experience Company, to drive the uptake of Kenyan made goods and unlock markets for local manufacturers through Ajua’s SME Connect digital platform - a platform that drives feedback through the entire value chain from consumer to manufacturers.
Mr Kunyiha, who has been the Vice Chair from July 2018, takes over from Mr Sachen Gudka whose term has come to an end. He has been on the driver’s seat in championing the Association’s Sustainability Agenda and Circular Economy through his role as the PET Sub-Sector Chair. He played a key role in the development of the Kenya Plastic Action Plan, a private sector - led policy and action plan aimed at enabling a circular economy for environmentally sustainable use and recycling of plastics in Kenya, that was launched late last year.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has partnered with Bakers Association of Kenya to manage post-consumer plastic bread bags waste in the country. Under the partnership, the two Associations shall work together with stakeholders across the waste management value chain to promote a circular economy in the country.
About five years ago, the United Nations member states adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an effort to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. This report seeks to give answers to these questions, as it sheds light on our readiness for the implementation of SDGs from a legislative perspective.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ (KAM’s) Automotive Sector has developed ventilators to be used by hospitals in the fight against COVID-19.
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