Monthly Archives: December 2013

Domestic taxes by the large and medium taxpayers to be paid at appointed agent banks only

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has notified all the Large and Medium Taxpayers that with effect from 1st January 2014, all Domestic Tax payments must be made at any of the KRA appointed agent banks tabulated below using Electronic payment slips … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 3 2013 |

Flower industry business facilitation under the devolved system of government

The Kenya Flower Council held a consultative meeting with regulatory bodies at Serena Hotel to address flower industry business facilitation under the devolved system of government. The meeting steered by the Kenya Investment Authority was attended by the Kenya Bureau … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 3 2013 |

KFC meets with Cabinet Secretary Finance of Nakuru County

The Kenya Flower Council Chief Executive Officer Mrs. Jane Ngige accompanied KFC Director Tim Ndikwe for a meeting with the Nakuru County Cabinet secretary Finance Mr. Francis Mathea to discuss the issues of devolution with the county government. Mr. Mathea … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 3 2013 |

The NMC Code of Practice for Breeders and Propagators

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) held a consultative workshop on December 17, 2013 at Fish Eagle Naivasha to discuss the draft code of good practices for breeders and propagators developed under the National Mechanism for industry-wide Compliance (NMC) project. In … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 3 2013 |

New name and new date for FloraHolland Trade Fair Naaldwijk

The Trade Fair Naaldwijk has changed their name to FloraHolland Seasonal Trade Fair. The event will this year be held on Wednesday to Friday, 19 – 21 March 2014. The location remains Naaldwijk. Members and candidate-members of FloraHolland can register … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 3 2013 |

Flowers for Peace story wins media award

“In Naivasha, it is Flowers for Peace”, is the Tuvuke Initiative’s choice A story on efforts by flower farms in Naivasha to ensure peace prevailed before, during and after the 2013 general elections in Kenya has been recognized for conflict … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 2 2013 |

Flowers & HorTech Ukraine 2014

The 9th International Exhibition for Flower Business, Horticulture, Nurseries, Landscape design and Floristry Flowers & HorTech Ukraine is scheduled to take place on 8 – 10 April 2014 at International Exhibition Centre (IEC), Kiev, Ukraine.

Posted in December Issue 2 2013 |

CPI and inflation rates for November 2013

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has released the Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for November 2013 generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 2 2013 |

Small scale farmers to be included in the EPA negotiations

The Government will intensify involvement of the small scale farmers in the EU-EAC EPA negotiations. This is after a high court ruling following a petition filed by Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum and others.

Posted in December Issue 1 2013 |

The flower industry meets with the County Governors

The Kenya flower growers held a prolific meeting with the county Governors to address   industry sustainability under devolution, in line with international, national and county requirements; ongoing EAC– EU EPA negotiations; business licensing and services over and above the specific … Continue reading

Posted in December Issue 1 2013 |