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Content Bill: What it Portends for Kenya’s Economy
8 July 2016

Many resource-rich countries are increasingly introducing requirements for local content policy through legislation, regulations, contracts and bidding practices. If these policies are well implemented they will increase local content and can lead to job creation, boost the domestic private sector, facilitate technology transfer and build a competitive local workforce. However, local content goals are often unfulfilled and the opportunities are not captured due to inadequate local content enforcement.

This policy brief covers the status of local content in Kenya, examples of countries that have effectively implement local content regulations and how Kenya can learn from these case studies.

Content Bill: What it Portends for Kenya’s Economy

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