Daily Archives: November 22, 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 |

Pressman to open a show house in Thika

Pressman, a breeder in Kenya, will open another show house in Thika, Kenya to facilitate the low altitude market in a better way and to fine tune their selection. The breeding company expects to open the 3,000 m2 show house … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2013 |