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 component of the National Mechanism for Compliance project which seeks to review and update the KS-1758 flowers and ornamentals standard. They are organized and facilitated by the Kenya Flower Council with funding support of the Dutch Government’s Foreign Development Agency, NLV.
The main objective is to sensitize the players along the flower value chain in advance about the requirements of the reviewed and updated KS-1758.
The trainings were attended by representatives from flower farms, Government line Ministries including the National Environmental Authority (NEMA), Kenya Plant and Animal Health Inspectorate (KEPHIS), Department of Health and Safety Services (DOHSS) and County Executive Commissioners (CEC).