Kenya Association of Manufacturers launch body to address post-consumer waste

KENYA – The Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM), has launched the Kenya Extended Producer Responsibility Organization (KEPRO) to promote collaboration, seek commitment by waste value chain players and support the achievement of a circular economy. The organization brings together players in the value chain to help increase awareness and promote sustainable capacity building in Kenya’s recycling and circular economy. Chris Kiptoo, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry said in Nairobi that the establishment of KEPRO is timely since it has come at a time when the government is gearing…

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Kenya Association of Manufacturers appoint Mucai Kunyiha as new National Chairman

KENYA – Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has appointed Mucai Kunyiha as the new National Chairman to lead the organization for a two-year term. Kunyiha who has been serving as the Vice-Chair from July 2018, takes over from Sachen Gudka whose term ended and who remains an Ex-Officio member of the Board, playing an advisory role in directing the growth of the Association. Kunyiha, a lawyer by profession noted that he will focus on advocating for the development of coherent policies that support industrial growth, pushing for predictability in fiscal…

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