This section contains information on the mining sector players in Kenya.
"The Ministry of Mining undertakes various functions aimed at enhancing the growth of the mining sector in the country as guided by the Executive Order No. 2 of 2013.
The following departments exist within the ministry:
• Directorate of Mineral Management and Regulations;
The mandate of the Ministry includes:
• Mineral Exploration and Mining Policy and Management;
The Kenya Chamber of Mines was formed in 2000 to represent the interests of Kenya's miners, exploration companies and mineral traders. KCM also seeks to associate these interests with national and local community interests (such as the objectives of Vision 2030), and to involve other stakeholders in order to ensure that these interests do not cause harm to the environment and the communities.
Haki Madini Kenya (HMK) is a community centred coalition that brings together communities in and around mining areas, civil society organisations, faith-based organisations and individuals engaging in the extractive industry with the primary aim of promoting responsible stewardship of extractive resources.
The objectives of the coalition as highlighted within the strategic plan are;
• To influence policy, legal and institutional framework development and implementation to ensure that community interests are secured