Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

The Kenya Flower Council undergoes ISO/IEC Guide 65:1996 Accreditation Audit

One of the most effective lobby tool for the flower industry has been the compliance status of the industry in Kenya through the Kenya flower council quality assessment scheme. In order to maintain its integrity, Kenya Flower Council hostedthree lead … Continue reading

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County Governments collecting cess on agricultural produce

The County Governments have mounted barriers to collect taxes and cess on agricultural produce. In Nakuru County they intend to impose cess on floriculture at a rate of 1% of turnover whereas in Meru County they started collecting at a … Continue reading

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Senate welcomes engagement with Kenya’s private sector

 The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)  where KFC is a member, held a consultative meeting with the Senate Departmental Committee chairs on October 15, 2013 at a Nairobi hotel to enhance mutual understanding on how the private sector and the … Continue reading

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Belgium delegation to visit Kenya

A business forum with a visiting delegation from Belgium is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Southern Sun Hotel from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The Flanders investment and Trade Mission to Kenya will comprise of … Continue reading

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Public Holiday Notice

We wish to notify our members that Monday October 21, 2013 shall be a public holiday. This is so because October 20, 2013 is Mashujaa Day and it falls on a Sunday.

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A Workshop to Validate a study on integrity in the flower industry and Sensitization session on the Code of Ethics for Business in Kenya

With the objective of supporting and providing technical assistance to businesses in Kenya, GIZ has partnered with the Private Sector to focus on best practices for adherences to rule of law. To achieve this, the GIZ programme has cooperated with … Continue reading

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