Category Archives: March Issue 2 2014

EAC EU EPA update

The EAC EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiation meeting for the Technical experts and Senior officials will take place on 24th to 27th March in Nairobi Kenya.

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KRA to process a substantial amount of the backlog of VAT refunds

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) targets to process a substantial amount of the backlog of VAT refunds which is estimated at Kshs 29 billion by 2014. This was said by the Commissioner General KRA Mr. John K. Njiraini   during a … Continue reading

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Consultative workshop on the National Mechanism for industry-wide Compliance- Breeders and Propagators

Between 11th and 12th March, the Kenya Flower Council held very productive meetings with breeders, propagators, growers, senior official from KEPHIS, facilitated by consultants.  The meetings focused on review of the standards KS 1758 2004, with a view to evaluate and update it.  A … Continue reading

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G.A.P. Awards 2014 – Promoting GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Producers

GLOBALG.A.P has announced the third edition of the Good Agricultural Practice Awards.  This comes after the successful G.A.P. Awards 2012 and 2013. The Awards 2014 merit producers who have achieved outstanding results through their commitment to GLOBALG.A.P. principles. It is … Continue reading

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Brussels Airport organize a trade mission

Brussels Airport are in Kenya during the month of March, organizing a trade mission to promote their Airport as a preferred “Flower Hub”.  According to Hanne Vandecapelle the Flower Promotion Representative for the Brussels Airport research confirms that the Airport … Continue reading

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IN BLOOM – Union Fleurs monthly policy updates – FEBRUARY 2014

The Union Fleur has published their monthly policy updates for February 2014 in The Bloom. The updates are on below: EU- Ecuador trade negotiations: no further progress as of yet EU and Kenya / East African Community met end January … Continue reading

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