Kenya has rolled out plans to build a $164 million leather industry park to transform the underdeveloped industry into a key economic contributor.
The EastAfrican has established that the government has spent about $5.7 million in preliminary works including feasibility studies, development of a master plan and conducting a strategic environmental impact assessment for the proposed park.
Last week, the government embarked on phase two of the project after putting out tenders seeking a contractor to build a common effluent treatment plant at an estimated cost of $9.6 million. Read more. Source | East African