The annual meeting for the Senior Enforcement and Compliance Officers (ENCOM) held in Naivasha recently brought together Regional Commandants from all the ten KFS conservancies in the country and the School of Para-military Training, Londiani to discuss, formulate and develop ENCOM’s Standard Operating Procedure Manuals (SOPs).
the ENCOM Commandant Col. (Rtd) John Kimani opened the forum by thanking the participants in advance for their expected contributions and hoped that the manual will cascade to the people in the grassroots. He urged them to focus on the main challenges saying that saying that most of them had been raised in a previous meeting held in Nyeri.
The Commandant reiterated that the main aim of the workshop was to review the disciplined cadre Procedure Manuals which included processes and procedures for Investigation, Prosecution, Prosecution, Inspection and Intelligence.
Mr. S. K. Mureithi who represented the workshop’s sponsors the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme (MMMB) gave a brief overview of ISO: 9001:2008 which generally required each department or division within KFS to document their processes. He said that the ISO processes which KFS was now implementing will help in delivering quality services.
The Senior Deputy Director Mr. Emilio Mugo who graced the closing ceremony thanked the participant for a productive workshop saying that the SOPs will go a long way in improving services in the division which he termed as critical in the management of forests.Report by Cpl. Rahab Gitau