Monthly Archives: May 2014

KFC 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Kenya Flower Council has scheduled to hold her 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 6 June 2014 at Visa Oshwal Centre Westlands. For those members who are yet to confirm their attendance kindly revert to the KFC secretariat.

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

Red Lands Roses colours the Africa week at UNESCO

Red Lands Roses, a member of the Kenya Flower Council donated flowers which were distributed to the guests who attended the opening ceremony of the Africa week at UNESCO held on May 26, 2014. Permanent Delegation of Kenya to UNESCO … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

Countdown to IFTEX 2014…..Bigger and Better

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) will once again be at the International Floriculture trade Expo  (IFTEX) at Oshwal Centre, Nairobi Kenya  scheduled to start next week from June 4-6,  2014.  KFC will be at stand E1.14. Three years after its … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

Public Holiday – June 2, 2014

We would like to advice all Kenya Flower Council Members that Monday, 2nd June, 2014 will be observed as a Public Holiday as published in the Kenya Gazette Vol. CXVI – No 68 dated  May 30, 2014 (Gazette Notice No. … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

Kenya leads in flower exports, says AfDB

Kenya is now a lead exporter of cut flowers to the European Union with a market share of about 38 percent, African Development Bank (AfDB) annual report for 2013 that was released recently reveals. The report recognizes the country’s flower … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

Union Fleurs’ in Bloom

EU Plant Health Import regime: European Parliament adopts final position and rejects the introduction of a closed phytosanitary system at EU borders 1.2 million EUR support approved by the EU for the promotion of Poinsettia towards consumers Next meeting of … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 5 2014 |

UPOV Technical Working Party for Ornamental plants II meets in Kenya

The UPOV Technical Working Party for Ornamental plants II was held in Naivasha on 19th to 23rd May 2014, hosted by the KEPHIS. About 50 experts from UPOV member countries participated in discussing technical aspects of testing new varieties of … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2014 |

EUROPHYT & Russian Phyto Notification reports – April 2014

Please see below links for the phytosanitary reports on notifications reported in April 2014: EUROPHYT – EU notification and rapid alert system dealing with interceptions for plant health reasons of consignments of plants and plant products imported into the EU … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2014 |

Exploring the Western African flower market

The Kenya Flower Council will for the first time be exhibiting at the “The Garden Show” in Nigeria. This will be during the 2014 edition of the Garden show which takes place in the Western African Country.  The event will … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2014 |

International Plants Expo Middle East – Dubai 2014

The 9th International Plants Expo Middle East is scheduled to take place  from 9th – to 11th November 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, giving the flowers and plants industry traders and professionals the chance to create new business … Continue reading

Posted in May Issue 4 2014 |