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Ms. Rosemary Mkok

Wrong Rosemary Mkok?

Chief Executive Officer

Kenya Sugar Board
 
Background

Employment History

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Abeingo Community Network INGONEWS Service
www.abeingo.org, 1 Dec 2010 [cached]
The sacking of Rosemary Mkok, the former chair of Kenya Sugar Board over the licensing of Butali Sugar Factory in Malava has been blamed on the Prime Minister's office.
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An audit by EMU on the licensing of a sugar factory in western Kenya is believed to have been behind the sacking of former Kenya Sugar Authority chief executive Rosemary Mkok, and chairman Okoth Obado.
Abeingo Community Network Luhya Commentaries
www.abeingo.org [cached]
The chief executive of the Kenya Sugar Board, Ms Rosemary Mkok, is suspended for registering the Butali factory.
Kenya Sugar Board Chief Executive Officer ...
www.coastweek.com, 19 May 2013 [cached]
Kenya Sugar Board Chief Executive Officer Rosemary Mkok told Xinhua that in 2012, the country's 11 millers produced 493,937 tones.
"The government is in the process of divesting from the industry so that by 2015, the country will produce one million tonnes locally," Mkok said during the second India sugar expo in Nairobi.
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Mkok noted that the provision that controls duty free imports from COMESA will expire in March 2014. She added that refined sugar accounts for 64 percent of imports due to lack of domestic production.
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Mkok added that the government is also implementing regulatory and legislative reforms aimed at improving the business environment.
"All laws governing the agricultural sector have been consolidated while the taxation has been rationalized," she said. Mkok added that the national bio fuel policy calls for ten percent blending of ethanol with petrol.
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Mkok added that despite Kenya's potential to produce 120 megawatts from the sugar industry sector, only 38 MW is produced. "In fact, only one miller exports to the national grid," she said.
Mkok called on farmers to shift to sustainable cane production that can be maintained without harming the environment.
"The sugar sector is a dominant employer and source of livelihoods for most households in western Kenya region," she said.
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www.fisa-africa.org, 28 Feb 2013 [cached]
Others included Mr. Ezekiel Mutua the Secretary for Information of Kenya, MS. Rosemary Mkok, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kenya Sugar Board.
Rosemary Mkok, chief ...
www.voanews.com [cached]
Rosemary Mkok, chief executive of the Kenya Sugar Board, told a conference of sugar producers on Wednesday that smuggling was a big problem in east Africa's biggest economy.
Large amounts of illegal imports had led to stockpiles and was pushing down sugar prices in Africa, with illegal imports being re-packaged into local bags to conceal their identity and evade the surveillance network.
"In the period between January 2014 to date, the market [in Kenya] has experienced a decline in sugar prices to a low of $36 for a 50-kilogram bag, against an average industry break-even of $43...," Mkok told the conference of African Sugar Producers in Kenya's port city of Mombasa.
She said stocks in Kenya had hit a record high of 40,000 metric tons against an optimum level of 9,000 metric tons.
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