Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

Change of FloraHolland auction protocols for botrytis; concerns by the Kenyan flower industry

The Kenya Flower Council has protested against recent changes at the Flora Holland Auction inspection protocols for botrytis, raising concerns on its injurious impact on Kenyan farmers.  Further, requested Flora-holland for timely intervention, to forestall disruption to what has been … Continue reading

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Naivasha horticultural fair 2013

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

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Carbon reduction, resources and opportunities toolkit for kenya’s flower sector Second National consultative workshop

Camco Advisory Services (Kenya) Limited (Camco),Kenya Flower Council (KFC) and Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA), funded by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CKDN).Have for the last nine months roled out a the Carbon Reduction, Resources and Opportunities Toolkit (CaRROT) … Continue reading

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Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) commends the speed of the Aviation Sector and the Government

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)where KFC  is a member,acknowledges the great efforts put in by all the players at Kenya’s International Airport including: Kenya Airways; Kenya Airports Authority; Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Eng. Michael S. M. Kamau; … Continue reading

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A vehicle for sale

Kenya Flower Council would like to sell-off a vehicle; KBH make KIA Sportage (2007); Silver in colour;2000cc, Diesel; Manual.  It’s company owned and maintained. If interested, kindly get in touch with Kenya Flower Council: kfc@wananchi.com; info@kenyaflowercouncil.org; Tel: 020 267 9268; … Continue reading

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First shipping container of roses dispatched

The first shipping container of roses last week departed from Mombasa (Kenya) bound for the Netherlands. Following an extended period of preparation including; varietal selection, choice of packaging, and mapping out the supply chain, this representation the start of the … Continue reading

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IRCA ISO 14000 environment management system lead auditor course

Bureau Veritas invites you to nominate delegate/s from your organization to attend the Environment Management System (EMS) training based on the ISO 14001:2004 international standard.The course is designed forOHS/SHE/QHSE Managers, business managers, Environment Officers/Managers, NEMA experts and line managers who … Continue reading

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A study to assess corruption risks and corruption prevalence within kenya’s flower industry

The GIZ Partnership with the Private Sector Programme has the objective of supporting and providing technical assistance to businesses in Kenya. This promotes good business practices that adhere to rule of law, transparency and accountability in their undertaking and engagement … Continue reading

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