The Junior Joint Command and Staff Course 093/22 had the privilege to visit Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) Athi River plant on 04 Nov 22. The Managing Commissioner, Brig J N Githaga welcomed the course and apprised them on the KMC mandate, role in National development and contribution to food security.
The participants were taken through an elaborate brief on the factory’s management structure, core functions, production capacity, products, future plans, challenges and role in National development and security by the commission’s admin officer Maj Nyamohanga and later on had a guided tour of the factory.
The aim of the visit was to enhance a clear understanding of how Industrialisation can support Military Operation as well as National Development and Security.
The main objectives of the visit were; To equip the students with an understanding of Organisation, Management, Functions, Limitations and challenges of KMC, secondly to enhance the students’ understanding of Industrialisation, concept in support of Military Operation, National Development and Security and finally to enable the students to draw a comparison between KDF role in KMC vis-à-vis other similar concept as practised in other parts of the Continent/World.