Author Archives: admin

The Kenya Horticultural Council officially launched

The Kenya Horticultural Council (KHC) has officially been launched in a colourful event held on July 21, 2017 at Pride Inn Hotel, Nairobi. KHC is mandated to champion the Kenya horticulture industry growth and development by providing high level lobbying … Continue reading

Posted in July Issue 1 2017 |

The Kenya Flower Council Certification Scheme undergoes its Re-Assessment for Accreditation

One of the most effective lobby tools for the flower industry has been the compliance status of the industry in Kenya through the Kenya Flower Council Certification Scheme Quality System Accreditation to ISO / IEC 17065. In order to maintain … Continue reading

Posted in July Issue 1 2017 |

Part two of the KS1758 for fruits and vegetables launched

The Kenya horticulture standard KS1758 part II for fruits and vegetables has officially launched at a Pride Inn Hotel, Nairobi. This follows the successful launch of the KS 1758 part 1 for Flowers and Ornamentals Standard in 2015. The significance … Continue reading

Posted in July Issue 1 2017 |

Flower Logistics Africa returns with perishables in tow; Nairobi to play host

After a very successful inaugural edition of Flower Logistics Africa (FLA) in Nairobi last year, the event returns to the Kenyan capital city for its second edition on 11 October 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel. For the second year … Continue reading

Posted in July Issue 1 2017 |

The World Expo Astana 2017 in Kazakhstan

The World Expo Astana 2017 in the city of Astana in Kazakhstan kicked off from June 10, 2017 and will end on September 10, 2017. Kenya will be participating in the expo that will be accommodated in the Africa Community … Continue reading

Posted in July Issue 1 2017 |

Kenya Flower industry a lead example of a private sector initiative

The sixth edition of International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) Kenya ended last week successfully.  The flamboyant event brought together the Kenya Flower growers, International Flower buyers, service & products providers and other stakeholders under one roof where the key word … Continue reading

Posted in June Issue 1 2017 |

Kenya Flower Industry address sustainability

The Kenya Flower Council held a successful  Kenya Flower Industry Sustainability Conference on June 6, 2017 at a Nairobi Hotel attracting many stakeholders local and International from flower growers, service/product providers Civil Society, Government, Development Agencies’ and other business service … Continue reading

Posted in June Issue 1 2017 |

Training on the new EU REX system

The Kenya Horticultural Council (KHC) in conjunction with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has organized training on the new EU REX system. The training will be held on 27th June 2017 starting from 8.30 am at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Westlands, … Continue reading

Posted in June Issue 1 2017 |

Focus Group Discussion on Cess

The Cereal Growers Association (CGA) and the Agricultural Industry Network (AIN) are spearheading a study on the impact of agricultural produce cess on the business enabling environment for agricultural producers in Kenya. This study aims at providing sufficient evidence to … Continue reading

Posted in June Issue 1 2017 |

Kenya Flower Industry Sustainability Conference

The Kenya Flower Council will hold a Kenya Flower Industry Sustainability Conference on June 6, 2017 at 2.00 pm at Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel, Westlands, Nairobi. The Conference will take place alongside the IFTEX 2017 scheduled to take place from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |