Welcome to Kenya Leather Development Council

Message from the Chairman

I am delighted to welcome you to our newly-interactive website, which is fully mobile-friendly, and encompass enhanced features that will enable KLDC to maintain a good corporate image, as well as ensure stakeholders receive relevant and updated information in a timely manner. Some of the features include; a stakeholders section along with its feedback mechanism and partnership opportunities, news from KLDC, an easy to use search engine for latest news, careers and internships, tenders and suppliers registration, among others.

Message from the CEO

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the revamped Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC) website. These are exciting yet challenging times at KLDC and I hope our portal creates an opportunity for our valued visitors around the world to learn more about our cross-cutting leather initiatives, strategies, services, and values.

About KLDC

The Kenya leather Development Council was gazetted as a State Corporation in the then Ministry of Livestock Development vide an Executive Order through a legal notice No. 114 of the Kenya gazette supplement No. 113 of 9th September 2011, under the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of the laws of Kenya to provide direction, harmony and coordination to the leather sub-sector in the country.



To promote, regulate, direct, coordinate and harmonize all activities in the leather sector.

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Kenanie Leather Park. Athi River, Machakos County.

http://leathercouncil.go.ke/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Kenya-Leather-Park-Visit-03032022.mp4 Hon. Peter Munya CS Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives inspected the KSh 2.2 billion Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP), 2 warehouses for tanneries worth Ksh 695 million and 2 warehouses for leather goods manufacture worth Ksh 499 million, to check on their progress. The development of the Kenanie Leather park will promote value addition…

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Validation of Kenya Leather Development Policy

The Government has identified the leather sector as one of the flagship projects for realizing its manufacturing sector targets under Kenya Vision 2030, Medium Term Plan (MTP) III and the ‘Big Four’ Agenda. The sector has been prioritized due to its huge potential supported by one of the highest livestock populations in Africa capable of…

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