Pharmaceuticals in Kenya: The Evolution of Technological Capabilities
As Chapter 1 briefly outlined, Kenya has a strong and long-standing pharmaceutical industry. A 2015 Business Monitor report on pharmaceutical manufacturing in Kenya states that the country hosts the largest pharmaceutical industrial base in East Africa. The report also sees a bright future as a ‘potential base for export across East Africa’ (BMI Research, 2015). This chapter locates the Kenyan pharmaceutical industry within the country’s historical context of industrial development and growth.
KeywordsForeign Direct Investment Capacity Utilization Technological Capability Local Firm Public Procurement
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