Capacity Building Capacity building In collaboration with relevant institutions, KLDC conducts training for new and existing players along the leather value chain. VIEW DETAILS Technical Services Technical Services The Directorate is mandated to undertake objective research in all areas of hides, skins, and leather production chain to guide innovation and quality product development while providing advice to policy makers on various aspects of the leather sector. VIEW DETAILS Market Linkages Market Linkages The technical wing of KLDC provides supervisory technical support for sector projects in a pre, peri and post-implementation phases. These projects include but not limited to :construction of leather processing units, effluent treatment and management system. Further, the Council equips potential investors with relevant information to warrant productive ventures in the leather sector and leather products sector. VIEW DETAILS Public Notice

Welcome to Kenya Leather Development Council


Dynamic Global Agency for promotion of excellence in development of leather value chain


To provide leadership and policy direction in regulation, production, processing and marketing in the leather industry so as to promote equitable development and poverty reduction.

Core Values

Transparency and Accountability, Professionalism, Honesty and Integrity, Teamwork, Collaboration and Networking, Commitment to Meritocracy and Welfare of our Staff & Social Responsibility.

Word 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.

Word 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.




The KLDC fraternity held a farewell party for Mr. Joseph Chirchir, the immediate Marketing & Promotions officer who has exited service due to retirement. In

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