Monthly Archives: November 2014

Floriculture Wages Council Meeting

The Floriculture Wages Council held their fourth meeting on 26 and 27 November 2014 in Nakuru.  The Council has a ready draft wage order and member will be called upon soon to a validation meeting before it is presented to … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2014 |

Imarisha Naivasha Annual Conference

Kenya flower council participated in the Imarisha Naivasha 3rd annual conference under the theme resources management for sustainable development. The conference brought together various stakeholders working in Lake Naivasha basin to achieve Sustainable Development Action Plan (SDAP) under Imarisha Naivasha … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2014 |

Energy Management Awards (EMA) 2015

Kenya Association of Manufacturers is currently calling all commercial and industrial energy consumer sectors to participate in the Energy Management Awards (EMA) 2015. This is an annual event for all energy consumers arrived at encouraging a culture of energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Nakuru County passes the finance Act setting cess on flowers

Nakuru County has passed the finance Act setting cess on flowers at 0.2 shillings per kilo exported as negotiated with the industry. This has been formalized through a gazette notice. This is a good progress on produce cess and the … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2014 |

Solar Energy East Africa congress

The Solar Energy East Africa will hold a complimentary workshop for commercial and industry power users power as part of  the  Solar  Energy  East  Africa  congress  on  3 ­ 4  March 2015  at  the  Intercontinental  in  Nairobi. Through the Kenya … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 4 2014 |

Flower industry presents their proposals to Kajiado county government

The flower industry presented their views/proposals on the Trade license bill, revenue administration bill and rating bill 2014 to the County Government of Kajiado during a public participation forum for stakeholders held at Isinya on Thursday November 20, 2014. In … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 3 2014 |

Sourcing Flowers from Other Farms – Trace-Ability and Segregation Procedure

One of the requirements required by KEPHIS which is in the Kenya Flower Council (KFC) standard is the due diligence and adherence to the trace-ability, segregation and other requirements of the flower products and compliance along the supply chain, e.g. … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 3 2014 |

Meeting on EU regulations for exporters

The Kenya Flower Council has been participating in meetings and forums to discuss the organization strategy to enhance national official control systems in light of EU concern over interceptions. This included interventions and actions taken by KEPHIS in dealing with … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 3 2014 |

UPDATE: Forthcoming reinstatement of duty-free status for all Kenyan exports to the EU market

Since the initialing of the EU-EAC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) mid-October, Union Fleurs where KFC is a Member, has continued closely monitoring the ongoing process at EU level aiming to reinstate duty-free access for all Kenyan exports to the EU … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 2 2014 |

Horticulture producers presents their proposal to Kiambu County

A delegation of Horticulture producers from Kiambu County led by the Kenya Flower Council held a meeting with Senior Officers of the County Government of Kiambu on November 12, 2014 in Thika to present the flower industry proposals for the … Continue reading

Posted in November Issue 2 2014 |