Mugo Kibati, Director General of Vision 2030 Kenya

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October 19, 2012

Kenyan SMEs contribute to about 80% of employment but their contribution to the GDP is limited to 20%. This situation is poised for tremendous transformation as Mugo Kibati, Director General, Vision 2030 reveals in a chat with Kuza Biashara. Mugo in this exclusive video feels that the wealth of experience of the Kenyan diaspora is indispensable to the growth of the country.

About Mugo Kibati

Handling the onerous task of carrying forward Vision 2030 for Kenya is its Director General, Mugo Kibati. Educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology & backed by several years of experience as a senior functionary, Mugo Kibati is charged with the responsibility of overseeing the transformation of Kenya from a third world country to modern, industrializing, globally competitive and prosperous nation.

About Vision 2030

The Kenya Vision 2030 is the national long-term development blue-print that aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrialising, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens by 2030 in a clean and secure environment.

The Vision comprises of three key pillars

Economic, Social, and Political. The Economic Pillar aims to achieve an average economic growth rate of 10 per cent per annum and sustaining the same until 2030. The Social Pillar seeks to engender just, cohesive and equitable social development in a clean and secure environment, while the Political Pillar aims to realise an issue-based, people-centred, result-oriented and accountable democratic system.

The three pillars are anchored on the foundations of Macroeconomic Stability, Infrastructural Development, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Land Reforms, Human Resources Development, Security and Public Sector Reforms.

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