According to Carole Kariuki, CEO, KEPSA, the efficiency brought about by blockchains will be useful in government procurement which has, in particular, been riddled by corruption over the years.
The latest data from Transparency International, a non-governmental body that tracks corruption ranks Kenya 128 out of 180 globally when it comes to its Corruption Perception Index with a score of 30%.
KEPSA is the private sector apex and umbrella body set up in 2003, to bring together business community in a single voice to engage and influence public policy for an enabling business environment. The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is a limited liability membership organization.
With current membership of over 500,000 direct and indirect members organised through Business Membership Organizations and Corporate members, KEPSA is a key player in championing the interests of the Kenyan business community in trade, investment, and industrial relations.