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INVITATION TO A CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON KEPHIS (FEES AND CHARGES) RULES, 2017

KEPHIS offers services which include;

Seed Certification, Plant Variety Protection, Phytosanitary (plant health) services and Analytical Chemistry services (supports the administration and enforcement of food safety measures). The corporation is also mandated to protect Kenya’s agriculture and environment from the introduction of foreign pests and diseases.In order to provide and sustain these services, KEPHIS has been charging for all its services.

 We would therefore wish to review our charges which are contained in the legal notice 48 .In view of this we are inviting you to a stakeholder consultative public awareness meeting which will be held on Thursday 13th July, 2017 at 9.00 am at Headquarters conference Hall. 


Click Here For the Invitation Letter.

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UGANDA Officers on a study tour of KEPHIS

KEPHIS Headquarters – Dr. Isaac Macharia, GM Phytosanitary Services (3rd right)and Mr. James Ang’awa GM Finance and Administration(centre) and KEPHIS officers with officers from the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Uganda who were on a study tour of KEPHIS recently.

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KEPHIS and Kericho County Train Farmers on Mitigating against the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease

Cheborgei, Kericho County - Farmers in Kericho County have been urged to plant alternative crops to counter the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease. Speaking during a farmers field day in Cheborgei, Agriculture Principal Secretary Dr. Richard Lesiyampe advised the farmers that tolerant varieties were available and farmers should plant these so the disease is minimized.

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THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL FLOWER TRADE EXPO(IFTEX), 7TH JUNE 2017, VISA OSHWAL CENTRE, PARKLANDS, NAIROBI

SPEECH BY DR. ESTHER KIMANI, MANAGING DIRECTOR, KENYA PLANT HEALTH INSPECTORATE SERVICE (KEPHIS) DURING THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL FLOWER TRADE EXPO(IFTEX), 7TH JUNE 2017, VISA OSHWAL CENTRE, PARKLANDS, NAIROBI

 

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Potato Meeting Sees Opportunities for Immense Growth and Expansion despite Disease Challenges.

KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi – Potato growers, merchants, stakeholders and farmers in potato production have been urged to exploit the available opportunities in the potato value chain and leverage on the challenges facing maize to increase potato production.

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Kisii Farmers Urged to Produce Avocadoes for the Local Market and for Export

Kisii - Farmers in Kisii County have been urged to diversity to avocado farming to improve their standards of living.
Addressing over 500 farmers in Kenyenya Stadium in Kisii County, CS Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Mr. Willy Bett advised the farmers that Hass, Fuerte and Pinkerton varieties were in high demand in overseas markets and they should take advantage to grow the varieties. "You have a conducive climate and fertile soils to produce avocado and also process into oil as value addition," he stated.

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KEPHIS Signs MOU with South Korea on Report Sharing of Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability Tests of Crop Varieties

KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi - Kenya through KEPHIS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of South Korea that will see the sharing of Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS) reports between the two countries.

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