Daily Archives: August 22, 2014

Update on EPA negotiations between EAC and EU

As earlier reported the latest round of technical negotiations between the European Union and East Africa Community on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) in Kigali Rwanda ended without an agreement.  All other aspects of the Agreement are agreed upon by … Continue reading

Posted in August Issue 3 2014 |

A National Validation Workshop on the NMC Revised Kenya Standard 1758

The Kenya Flower Council will hold a National Validation Workshop to review the revised Kenya Standard 1758 (with specific reference to Cut flowers and Ornamentals) under the National Mechanism for Industry-wide compliance (NMC) project. The Workshop will be held on August … Continue reading

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Restrictions by EU on fresh produce from Kenya due to presence of harmful organisms/pests

The Kenya Flower Council continues to follow up on the increased number of interceptions at the EU market due to the presence of harmful organisms and most unfortunately, inaccurate documentation. Take note that despite notable improvement, tolerance for both issues … Continue reading

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Exporting plants to Botswana

The Kenya High Commission in Gaborone Botswana has made enquiries on behalf of Kenya n exporters on the procedures of importing plants which included cut flowers into Botswana.  The exporters are required to fill a form that is supposed to … Continue reading

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Accolade to an honourable gentleman, Dr. Njoroge Mungai

The Board of Directors, the Management and the Staff of Kenya Flower Council is deeply saddened by the death of Dr. Njoroge Mungai, the proprietor of Magana Flowers.  Dr. Njoroge was one of the founder members of the KFC and … Continue reading

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