Daily Archives: May 23, 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

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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

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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

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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

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Lake Naivasha basin water stewardship initiative

Lake Naivasha basin is at the heart of Kenya floriculture industry. Over the last 30 years the basin has been seen a major transformation with the arrival and expansion of the horticultural industry, rapid natural population growth and an influx … Continue reading

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