Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the economy,
Upcoming News & Events
- Bio-Products Meeting at KEPHIS Headquarters
KEPHIS Headquarters – About 80 stakeholders in the bio-products sector will next week Monday hold a one day meeting to learn about import and operational guidelines and the regulatory streamlining of the sector in Kenya.
- KEPHIS Shines Once Again at the Kitale National Show
Kitale - KEPHIS once again scooped first positions at the recently concluded Kitale National Show, demonstrating its strategic responsibility to the region and the country due to its regularly role in the agriculture and trade sectors.
The first positions were in:
- Kephis Scoops First Prize Positions at Kapsabet Show
Kapsabet, Nandi County - KEPHIS took three first prize positions at the recently concluded Nandi Agricultural Show at Kapsabet show grounds, a result of explaining its strategic importance to the farming community in the region and the country on the importance of using certified agro inputs, its critical role in preventing and controlling the spread of pests and diseases and the importance of farmers testing their agricultural inputs before planting to enhance their harvests.
- 87 Superior Crop Varieties Released to Kenyan Farmers
Arwos, Nandi County – Eighty seven varieties of crops have been released to farmers to enhance food security in the country. New varieties of maize, wheat, potato, sugarcane, cowpea, beans, rice, soya beans, simsim, barley, sorghum, sweet potato, chickpea and pigeon pea have undergone rigorous tests by KEPHIS and found to be superior to the current ones currently being used by farmers countrywide.
- Kephis Scoops First Positions at the Mombasa International Show
Mombasa – KEPHIS took two first prize positions at the recently concluded Mombasa International Show at the Mkomani Showgrounds.
- Standards and Market Access Programme to Enhance Quality of Kenya’s Plant and Animal Exports
Nairobi - The Standards and Market Access Programme (SMAP) has been launched at the Serena Hotel with the overall aim of building Kenya’s capacity in exporting her agricultural and meat produce as well as enhance standards of her local produce.