Monthly Archives: January 2015

Signing and stamping of EUR-1 and GSP forms to be done at JKIA for fresh produce exporters

The Kenya Revenue Authority will from the 1st of February 2015 move the stamping and signing of the GSP and Eur-1 forms to the Kenya Airways Export Shed at JKIA. In a letter to the Kenya Flower Council, KRA says … Continue reading

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Floriculture Stakeholders Luncheon

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) in collaboration with EU delegation has organized a floriculture stakeholder’s luncheon scheduled to take place on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at a Naivasha Hotel.

Posted in January Issue 4 2015 |

KFC challenges the Kenya Government to improve the ease of doing business

The Kenya Flower Council Chairman Mr. Richard Fox has challenged the government to improve the ease of doing business in Kenya. He said this during The Kenya Horticulture Competitiveness Conference held at the Safari Park Hotel on January 22, 2015. … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 3 2015 |

Official review of the Horticulture Code of Practice – KS 1758:2015

The Kenya Flower Council is happy to report that the review of the Horticulture Code of Practice – KS 1758 has officially been kicked off by KEBS.  The first technical committee meeting of this review was held on 22nd January … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 3 2015 |

Consultant needed to conduct a baseline survey on enhancing small growers market accessibility through group certification, training and market linkages

With Support from IDH (Sustainable Trade Initiative), the Kenya Flower Council is undertaking a project whose overall objective is to achieve group certification, training and market linkage for small holders.

Posted in January Issue 3 2015 |

Kenya Foreign and Diaspora Policy launched

The Kenya Foreign and Kenya Diaspora Policies were officially launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta on January 20, 2015 at KICC, Nairobi. the president said that Kenya has redefined its foreign policy to ensure it properly supports robust reciprocal bilateral and … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 3 2015, Uncategorized |

US Chamber of commerce visits Kenya to discuss trade

The US Chamber of commerce has pledged its continued support in lobbing for Kenya to be granted direct flights to the USA. This was said when President Uhuru Kenyatta met with the visiting US Chamber of Commerce Vice President and … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 3 2015, Uncategorized |

County Government to work closely with the flower vendors

The County Executive Committee Member for Trade, Industrialization, Co-operative Development, Tourism and Wildlife from Nairobi County Hon. Anna Othoro graced a half day flower vendors workshop organized by the Kenya Flower Council together with the Flower Vendors Association on January … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 2 2015 |

National Export Development Strategy

The Kenya Flower Council attended the 2nd stakeholders meeting on January 14, 2015 organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade to discuss the development of a national Export Development Strategy. Kenya needs a comprehensive National Export strategy … Continue reading

Posted in January Issue 2 2015 |

Automation of e-Certificate of Origin (e-COO)

In moving with the current developments on trade facilitation, KNCCI is already in the process of automation of the ordinary certificate of origin process to start issuing an e-Certificate of Origin (e-COO) with effect from January 2015.

Posted in January Issue 2 2015 |