Daily Archives: July 12, 2013

Newsletter Notice

Due to some technical problem, we are not able to send our Friday Notice Board until Monday. Thanks and regards Kenya Flower Council

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The Kenya national flower

As the search for the national flower to represent Kenya at the international arena intensifies interesting suggestions on what should be the right flower continues to trickle in. During the launch of the search for the Kenya national flower last … Continue reading

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EPA Updates

The negotiations are now about 97% complete, with only few outstanding issues being in the following areas:- Export taxes and Most Favoured Nations (MFN) clause

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Japanese in Kenya “to learn”

The flower sector in Kenya is attracting the interest of the Japanese, who last week toured the country on a fact-finding mission on what they can learn from Kenya on best practices in floriculture.

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VAT Bill 2013-private sector meets the parliamentary committee on finance, planning and trade

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has tabled its proposals on the VAT Bill 2013 to the parliamentary committee on finance, trade and planning. This was done in a meeting at the Continental House on 11th July 2012 between members … Continue reading

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National Mechanism for industry-wide compliance

Consultations with flower industry stakeholders are ongoing to:- Review and update the current KS 1758 on cut flowers, cuttings and ornamentals against relevant local and international policies; and operational industry codes of practice on sustainability (social accountability; worker welfare; environmental … Continue reading

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