Monthly Archives: November 2013

Consultative workshops on communication strategy baseline survey findings and the base line survey report by workers right watch on sexual harassment.

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) will hold a consultative workshop scheduled to take place December 3, 2013 at Fish Eagle Hotel from 8.30 am to 12.00 pm. The workshop will discuss two main issues; the communication strategy baseline survey findings … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 5 2013 |

Airline launches three flights to Singapore

The Kenya Flower Council attended the launch of three flights a week to Singapore on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays effective December 03, 2013.  The flights will be landing at Changi Airport, Singapore Airport. The flight to Singapore will be departing … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 5 2013 |

GLOBALG.A.P. Receives First Endorsement of International Accreditation Forum (IAF)

The GLOBALG.A.P.  has officially been endorsed by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).  The GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance certification scheme is the first product certification scheme ever to achieve official endorsement by the IAF. This will impact on more consistency and … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 5 2013 |

Implementation of national agribusiness strategy workshop

The Kenya flower council participated in the rolling out the implementation of the agribusiness strategy spearheaded by the Ministry of the Agriculture under the Agricultural sector coordination unit. The strategy intends to bring about a highly productive and efficient agribusiness … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 5 2013 |

KENTRADE instigate operationalization of Kenya Single window

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE) has commenced the operationalization of the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (KNESWS). Accordingly, KENTRADE is in the process of seeking a consultant to facilitate this initiative. When fully implemented, KNESWS will serve as a … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 5 2013 |

Communications and sexual harassment workshops

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) will hold consultative workshops on November 26 and December 3, 2013 in Nairobi and Naivasha respectively.  The Naivasha workshop will be held at Fish Eagle Hotel while the Nairobi workshop will be at the Lenana … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |

Industry regulation, licencing & marketing under the devolved Government

Under the new system of Government, functions of the Ministry of Agriculture have been devolved to the County Governments with exception of Policy function. This scenario has presented a number of challenges on the implementation and coordination of these functions. … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |

LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH POLICY

The National Occupational Safety and Health policy prepared by the Ministry of Labour, social security and services in 2012 and approved by the Cabinet in April 2012 was launched this morning.  The policy was launched by the Principal Secretary of … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |

Stokman Rozen now fully owned by Mavuno Investment Group

The Mavuno Investment Group has expanded its strategic position in the agricultural and floriculture sectors by acquiring the minority equity in Stokman Rozen Kenya to add to its majority ownership of the company. Now a wholly owned subsidiary of the … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |

AgriBusiness Congress East Africa conference and exhibition

The AgriBusiness Congress East Africa conference and exhibition is scheduled to take place from January 28-29, 2014 in Tanzania. The two -day event is a high-profile agricultural investment and technical forum. It will examine critical issues pertaining to accessing affordable … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |