Daily Archives: November 15, 2013

Floriculture Industry under the Devolved Governments

The horticulture and floriculture growers have taken the initiative to engage county governments and the National government to mitigate against unfavorable business environment under the county and national government systems of governance.  So far over 21 flower farms from across … Continue reading

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Regional consultative workshop on Integrated Water Resources Action plan programme (IWRAP)

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) has organized a regional consultative workshop scheduled to take place on November 22, 2013 at Fish Eagle Hotel, Naivasha from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm. The workshop will discuss and give input on the on-going … Continue reading

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EU NOTICE 485/2013

The Kenya/Global horticultural industry has got a reprieve concerning the EU intended ban on neonicotinoids(NNI). This has now been downgraded to a restriction, whereby the use of NNI shall be monitored and impacts evaluated with effect from November 1, 2013 … Continue reading

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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 on November 26, 2013 and December 3, 2013 in Nairobi and Naivasha respectively.  The Naivasha workshop will be held at Fish Eagle Hotel; from 8.30 am … Continue reading

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CSR in Kenya

The subject of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been dynamic, ranging from philanthropy to sustainability.  In Kenya it generates different views. Some NGOs and Trade Unions focus on working conditions and worker welfare in the sector (including salaries) while others … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Airlines Seminar

On the occasion of Ethiopian Airlines commencement of Thrice flight a week to Singapore on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays effective December 03, 2013, Ethiopian Airlines and Changi Airport (Singapore Airport) have organized a Seminar on November 27, 2013 at Sarova … Continue reading

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Duty-free access of Ecuador flowers to the EU market as of 1 January 2014 now under great uncertainty

Discussions within the European Parliament on the EU Commission proposal to grant as of 1 January 2014 duty-free GSP+ preferences to Ecuador and the other 9 first-wave applicant countries (Bolivia, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Armenia, Georgia, Mongolia, Cape Verde, Pakistan and … Continue reading

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The Agricultural Training Programmes

The Galilee International Management Institute has organized trainings scheduled to take place between March 26 April 9, 2014 in Israel. They include: Agribusiness and Post Harvesting Management. Irrigation and Intensive Crop Management programme. Livestock: Technology and Farm Management

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