Daily Archives: June 14, 2013

Kenya Flower Council Fifteenth Annual General Meeting

Kenya Flower Council fifteenth annual meeting will be held on 28st 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.

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EAC EU EPA UPDATE:

A Response to a motion sponsored by the Hon. (Dr.) Laboso Joyce, MP Deputy Speaker and Member for Sotik in Parliament, urging the Government to take time before signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union.

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International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX), a milestone for the floriculture industry

The second International Flower Trade Expo hosted in Nairobi positioned itself not only as a regional event but as well as continental fair. Growers from Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda were present with flowers produced in their own countries and … Continue reading

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First Skumix in roses

De Ruiter East Africa in Kenya has bought the first Skumix of Royal Brinkman. Because of an increase international pressure on quality and hygiene, De Ruiter was searching for the right disinfection agent and an affordable technical installation to clean … Continue reading

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European Commission Decision to ban the use of neonicotinoids to better protect bees.

Background Neonicotinoids are a class of chemical derived from a naturally occurring plant compound; nicotine that has insecticidal properties. Five neonicotinoids compounds are approved for use as pesticides in the EU. Of these clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam are of similar … Continue reading

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This weeks Resource Links

The following presentations were made during the “International Flower Industry Focuses on Sustainability” conference which took place on the 6th of June 2013 at the IFTEX show, Nairobi Kenya. Click on the name of the presentation you would like to … Continue reading

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