Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why and how to adhere to restricted interval hours

The re-entry time (RET) (or re-entry period/interval) is defined as the minimum amount of time that must pass between the time a pesticide was applied to an area or crop and the time that people can go into that area … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 4 2013 |

Naivasha Horticultural Fair 2013 successfully held

The NAIVASHA HORTICULTURAL FAIR 2012 was successfully held on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st September 2013 at the Naivasha Sports Club.  The Horticultural Fair attracted flowers growers as well as stakeholders to the Floriculture industry. The Horticultural Fair was started in … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 4 2013 |

Launch of the MSE Act 2012 popular version

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) where Kenya Flower Council (KFC) is a member last week launched the MSE Act 2012 popular Version in Nairobi. The MSE Act 2012 is the first key milestone towards creating order in the sector … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 4 2013 |

German Providers of Solar PV and Wind Power Solutions coming to Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum together with the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology are organizing a Kenyan-German Conference on Solar PV & Wind Power. Ten German providers of Solar PV & Wind Power solutions will be … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 4 2013 |

Invitation to attend IRCA ISO 9001:2008 quality management system lead auditor course

Bureau Veritas is organizing a Quality Management System(QMS) training for the IRCA/2245 ISO 9000:2008 Lead Auditors based on the ISO 9001 :2008 international standard.  Bureau Veritas Kenya Limited provides training to enable companies meet Quality Management System.

Posted in September Issue 4 2013 |

German Providers of Solar PV and Wind Power Solutions coming to Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum together with the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology are organizing a Kenyan-German Conference on Solar PV & Wind Power. Ten German providers of Solar PV & Wind Power solutions will be … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 3 2013 |

National adaptation planning for the agriculture sector

The ministries of Environment, water and Natural Resource (MEWNR), and Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MALF) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) organized a National adaptation planning event for the agriculture sector.  This came … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 3 2013 |

Advisory on the Agriculture Act now repealed and replaced by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act

The Agriculture Act (Chapter 318) The main purpose of the Agriculture Act was to provide a legal framework in support of a stable agricultural sector through developing agricultural land “in accordance with the accepted practices of good land management and … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 3 2013 |

Malignant non-conformity in all KFC Silver certification audits

The KFC Certification Committee held their 26th meeting on 4th September 2013. 22 farms were presented to the CC for review; KFC Gold & Silver – 3 farms KFC Silver – 18 farms GLOBALG.A.P – 1 farm. Among these, 3 … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 3 2013 |

Carbon reduction, resources and opportunities toolkit (CaRROT) for Kenya’s flower sector successfully launched.

Carbon reduction, resources and opportunities toolkit was successfully launched on 11th September 2013. This project was initiated to facilitate and accelerate the flower sector’s to reiterate that Kenya is a low carbon emission destination despite the fact that flowers are … Continue reading

Posted in September Issue 2 2013 |