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Planned Machakos leather park inches closer to reality

Published on August 12, 2016

The Government of Kenya says it has received 10 applications from investors interested in setting up factories and tanneries at the proposed 500-acre Leather Industrial Park (LIP) at Kinanie in Machakos County.

Speaking at a stakeholders briefing Wednesday, Principal Secretary Dr Julius Korir said that they were currently being processed before those shortlisted are allocated parcels of land for construction of factories at the multi-billion shilling park.

Dr Korir indicated that players already in the leather subsector would be given first priority to set up shop at the facility currently being managed by the Export Promotion Zones Authority (EPZA). Read more. Source | Business Daily