Monthly Archives: March 2015

Trainings on the Reviewed & Updated KS 1758

The trainings on the reviewed and updated KS 1758 took place in Naivasha, Nakuru, Thika and Athi River. The last one is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Sportsmans Arms Hotel, Nanyuki. The trainings are a … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2015 |

Update on the EXPO Milano, Italy 2015 preparations

The preparatory meetings on how Kenya will participate in the EXPO Milano Italy are going on at the Export Promotion Council and also at the Ministry of East African Affairs Commerce and Tourism.  The event is a major world exposition … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2015 |

EUROPHYT notifications February 2015 & Non EU Trade Alert List

Below are the EUROPHYT notifications  and Non –EU trade alert list as received from the Union Fleurs where the Kenya Flower Council is a Member.  Report on EUROPHYT notifications:  February 2015. EUROPHYT – EU notification and rapid alert system dealing … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2015 |

Training on the Reviewed & Updated KS 1758 KICKS OFF

The first training on the reviewed and updated KS 1758 took place on MaRCH 19, 2015 in Naivasha.  The trainings are a component of the National Mechanism for Compliance project which seeks to review and update the KS-1758 flowers and … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

Trend of the Shilling exchange rates against the Euro and USD affecting businesses

In the recent past there has been a change of trend of the Shilling exchange rates against the Euro and USD with the shilling losing value against the dollar and gaining against the Euro, at trend that experts say may … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

Revival of Kenya Horticultural Council

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) and Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) are exploring ways and means of collaborating through the revival of Kenya Horticultural Council (KHC). To this end, joint Board of Directors discussions are ongoing. The priority … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

Update of FSI project

A project on Capacity for smallholder farmers to access international markets is on course and progressing well. The 18 Months project funded by FSI through IDH targets between 100 and 150 small holder farmers in groups of 10 to 15 … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

Trade mission to Amman, Jordan – 11th – 15th April, 2015

The Zarka Chamber of Industry in collaboration with the Jordan Chamber of Commerce has invited the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) for a Trade Mission to Amman, Jordan on the 11th – 15th APRIL, 2015.

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

19th International agricultural exhibition AGRITECH 2015

The Ministry of agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries will participate in the 19th International agricultural exhibition AGRITECH scheduled to take place from 28th to 30th April 2015 at Tel Aviv, Israel. The delegation will be led by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |

3rd National Flower Show, Mumbai

The 3rd National Flower Show organized by Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) will be held in January 2016.  This comes after a successful organization of 1st State Flower Show on 22nd and 23rd March 2014, and 2nd National Flower Show … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2015 |