Opinion Pieces

Browse through educative and informative articles published by the KAM team

  • Wed, 15 Feb 2017
    The Rule of Law in Economic Development
    The rule of law is at the heart of a just society. It is not simply because it allows for sound and fair principles to prevail but mostly because it creates an environment for steady and fundamental growth to occur.
  • Tue, 07 Feb 2017
    How SMEs Can Create an Inclusive Economy
    One of the main concerns as we head to the ballot box this year is the ever-increasing gap in socio-economic equality in this country for many people. Despite the sustained over 5% economic growth, we continue to grapple with broad based improvement in well being and commensurate poverty reduction.
  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017
    Why TVET is a Game-Changer for Kenya
    The Devaluing of so-called Blue Collar work is a mentality borne out of a contorted notion of education’s function in the society. One which prioritizes examinations and assessment scores over comprehensive learning of diverse disciplines.
  • Sat, 26 Nov 2016
    County Governments can be Export Champions for Locally Manufactured Products
    Counties are in a unique position to boost the industrialization of our country if they leverage their diversity in natural resource and skills and if they use the novelty of devolution to set the pace for healthy competitive practices that will attract investments.
  • Wed, 23 Nov 2016
    Economic Transformation is only Possible Through Local Industry
    We are standing at the precipice of profound change. And to experience this change as a country we must reaffirm our commitment to building, creating, adding value and taking pride in the products that we make.
  • Mon, 31 Oct 2016
    It is Time to Reignite the National Dialogue on Industrialization
    The great news of Kenya’s performance in the Ease of Doing Business Report for 2017 could not have come at a better time. At the tail end of this year and while planning for next year, an election year to be precise, it is critical that we analyse our successes in light of the forthcoming changes we would like to see for our country.
  • Mon, 17 Oct 2016
    An Effective Tax System is Possible for our Country
    The only way a country can succeed in bridging the relationship gap between its citizens and the government – enriching the quality of our democracy and reducing apathy - is through the institution of efficient and fair tax systems.
  • Mon, 17 Oct 2016
    How Can We Build Resilience for African Economies?
    One of the sub-themes of the UNCTAD 14 is ‘Advancing economic structural transformation and cooperation to build economic resilience and address trade development challenges’. But what does it mean to build economic resilience for African states?
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