Monthly Archives: May 2013

Progress on EAC-EU Economic partnership agreement

The EAC-EU EPAs discussions have been ongoing for a while now. The recent developments being a discussion between the Government and  Kenya Flower Council (KFC), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM).  

Posted in May Issue 5 2013 |

International Flower Industry Focuses On Sustainability for Growth Conference

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) in collaboration with the Union Fleurs (UF) and the Flower Sustainability Initiative (FSI) has organized an International Flower Industry Conference scheduled to take place on June 6, 2013 at the Visa Oshwal Centre, Westlands – … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2013 |

Kenya Flower Council Fifteenth Annual General Meeting

Kenya Flower Council fifteenth annual meeting will be held on 21st June 2013 at Oserian Development Company Limited, Naivasha from 11.00 am. Members are requested to confirm their availability directly to kfc@wananchi.com or info@kenyaflowercouncil.org.

Posted in May Issue 5 2013 |

EU notification on reproductive plant materials

The EU have sent out a draft Regulation through the European Parliament and of the Council on the production and making available on the market of plant reproductive material (plant reproductive material law) –The proposed draft regulation seeks to modernize, … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2013 |

European Commission launches the new export helpdesk

On 27th May, the European Commission launched the new version of the Export Helpdesk. This free online service is a one-stop-shop to inform business in developing countries how to export to the EU. Just in a few clicks companies can … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2013 |

Naivasha Horticultural Fair 2013

The NAIVASHA HORTICULTURAL FAIR 2012 will be held on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st of September 2013 at the Naivasha Sports Club.  The Horticultural Fair was started in 2002 to bring together exhibitors and visitors and is 100% Charitable.

Posted in May Issue 4 2013 |

The Economic Survey report 2013 officially launched

The Government has officially launched the Economic Survey report 2013 published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). The report was presented by Anne Waiguru, OGW Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Devolution and Planning. According to the report, the agriculture … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2013 |

FloraHolland adapts to meet changes in the sector

The annual turnover of the Royal FloraHolland Flower Auction Cooperative for 2012 amounts to €4.4 billion. That is a slight growth of 3% compared to the previous year. This growth in sales is due to an increase in the average … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2013 |

New Manager for FloraHolland Kenya Local office

Jaspher Veldkamp FloraHolland Manager, Ethiopia will be replacing Geert-Jan van der Kooij in Kenya as of 1st of July. GJ van der Kooij has been overseeing smooth running of FloraHolland operation in Kenya

Posted in May Issue 3 2013 |

International Flower Industry Focuses On Sustainability for Growth Conference

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) in collaboration with the Union Fleurs (UF) and the Flower Sustainability Initiative (FSI) has organized an International Flower Industry Conference scheduled to take place on June 6, 2013 at the Visa Oshwal Centre, Westlands – … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 3 2013 |