The Green Innovations Awards 2014
NETFUND developed the Green Innovations Award (GIA) and has been awarding individuals and organizations that have demonstrated great innovativeness towards environmental conservation. Overall NETFUND-GIA winner receive an additional KES 1m and a trophy. Other prices include 500,000 and 250,000/= prizes for 1st and 2nd winners…
The China story
Despite strong growth in domestic production, Chinese import dependence has been growing fast, prompting the formulation of a “two-way strategy” predicated on expanded investment in exploration and production capacity in China; and on outward foreign direct investment (FDI) in mine production and, failing that, long-term supply contracts
#MindSpeak – Mining in our region
#MindSpeak organised Aly-Khan Satchu at the Intercontinental Hotel, had a discussion panel about the extractive industry and I attended this session from which I gathered some interesting insights.
The event was an eye opener to many especially to the many geologists, engineers and lawyers who were informed of the various opportunities in the extractive industry.
Other Mining Services The Government Could Make Use Of
The discovery of minerals has brought about cautious optimism in the country. However I do think Kenya would reap from the many benefits of the mining industry which doesn’t necessarily mean that we have to wait 10 years to start enjoy our oil finds or industries running on the coal found in Kitui. I think outsourcing of services and labour would be far more beneficial.
Why Not Balala? We Have No Choice Either Way
For the past two months we have constantly been taken through the murky waters of the mining industry in Kenya. From the bribes to the dictatorial leadership at the helm of the ministry to allegations and their equal counters.