During the last day of the AALF (June 10, 2018), the Esteemed Principal Secretary, Mrs. Betty C. Maina, Ministry of industry, Trade and cooperatives- Kenya visited the Fair and held brief meeting with ALLPI at the Fair ground. The discussion centred on leather sector development activities in Kenya and areas of focus for ALLPI assistance. Key activities areas pointed out were:
- The finalization of a revolving fund scheme of 300,000 USD for SMEs in Kenya pledged by TDB through ALLPI facilitation;
- The Kenya Leather Park development activities;
ALLPI, in close collaboration with KLDC, was requested to assist in reviewing the master plan of the park, in designing cluster master plan, in curriculum development for vocational trainings and facilitation of cluster formation at county levels. ALLPI expressed its willingness to avail the necessary expertise for the mentioned activities The discussion was ended with expressions of satisfaction and words of thanks voiced by both by the Esteemed PS and Prof. Mwinyihija.