Q and A with Kenya Association of Manufacturers boss Wakiaga

Apparel being manufactured at Bedi Investments Limited in Nakuru County on October 23, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Through the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four Agenda, the government seeks to transform the lives of Kenyans by creating jobs and wealth.
  • Energy cost and availability have always been central to industrial growth and sustained economic development for many countries around the world.
  • The single most important function of a well-established manufacturing base for any country is to create social equity, reduce inequality and alleviate poverty.

1. It has been two years since the Big Four Agenda was formulated with manufacturing being at the core of it. What are some of the tangible outcomes, if any? Ouma Bernard Oloo, Nairobi

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