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The Hub’s new leather advisor is onboard!

Published on November 25, 2015

Please meet Yassin Awale, the Hub's new leather adviser to the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development and Kenya Leather Development Council. Mr. Awale's goal is to attract and increase investment to the leather sector of Kenya.



Part of his plan - working with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to revitalize Kenya's leather sector.

“The future of Kenya’s leather sector is in SMEs,” said Mr. Awale, during the AGOA Capacity Building Forum held in Nairobi, Kenya on November 9.

If you have questions regarding the leather value chain, contact Mr. Awale - or +254 (0) 722 710 162

Mr. Awale has 24 years of experience in jobs across the leather value chain. He is a member of the Presidential Task Force on leather.