Monthly Archives: February 2014

EAC EU EPA: Meeting with the Senate Committees

The Kenya Flower Council together with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting with the members of three Senate committees to update, solicit support for the conclusion of the outstanding issues in the EAC EU EPA negotiations and discuss … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

EAC EU EPA: Meeting with the National Assembly Committees

The Kenya Flower Council together with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting with the members of three Kenya National Assembly committees on February 27, 2014 to deliberate the future of Kenyan exports to the EU in light of … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

It’s either now or Kenya looses its market share in the EU

The deadline to sign the EAC EU Economic Partnership agreement is October first 2014. If this stumbles Kenya faces grave risks of loosing its market share to other flower producing countries like Ethiopia, Ecuador, Columbia among others. This also applies … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

Private sector holds a meeting with Nairobi County CEC Trade

Members of the KEPSA Trade Sector Board held a meeting with the Nairobi County Executive for Trade, Industrialization, Cooperative Development and Tourism, Ms. Anna Othoro. The meeting held at her office discussed among other things how to enhance the quality … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

Flower show to present Kenyan flowers in Hellas

Based on the vivid interest of Kenya and Greece to enhance their relations on economic and cultural levels, the Consulate of the Republic of Kenya in the Hellenic Republic have proposed to the Kenya Flower Council  to jointly organize a … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

Nairobi to host a bigger better flower show for third year

The International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) now enters its third year in Nairobi, Kenya, with high expectations on both quality and quantity from the organizers, exhibitors and visitors. The show, which debuted in March 2012, is quickly developing a magnetic … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 3 2014 |

The President to take charge of EAC EU EPA negotiations

Acknowledging the importance of the EAC EU EPA negotiations for Kenya’s exports to the European Union, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta committed to take charge of the EU EAC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations for timely conclusion.   He said this … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 2 2014 |

Florists ‘proudly Kenyan’ this year’s Valentine’s Day

The Flower Vendors Associations in collaboration with the Kenya Flower Council joined forces to send a message of being ‘proudly Kenyan’ as the during this year’s Valentine’s Day.  With the ‘proudly Kenyan ‘stickers the florist carried on with what they … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 2 2014 |

The blood is Red so is the colour of love, Kenyans paint Nairobi red this love weekend

The Kenya Flower Council partnered with the BloodLink Foundation by providing red roses in line with the Valentine theme during the launch of a mobile blood unit and a Valentine themed blood donation drive held at KICC on the 14th … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 2 2014 |

Development of a Private-Public Dialogue Policy and Framework

KEPSA has been tasked by the Ministry of Devolution and planning to formulate a Public-Private Dialogue Policy and Framework for Kenya to institutionalize PPDs and enhance participation of private sector in policy formulation and implementation processes in Kenya. The ultimate … Continue reading

Posted in February Issue 2 2014 |