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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,

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KEPHIS Scoops Top Prizes During Kabarnet Agricultural Show

Kabarnet, Baringo County – It was top honours again for KEPHIS during the Kabarnet show where the Corporation scooped top prizes. The Corporation got first position in The Best Regulatory Authority Stand. Other prizes were:


Kephis Shines at 2016 Nairobi International Trade Fair

This week we are at the Nairobi International Trade Fair at Jamhuri Park show grounds, so take some time and come to our stand. KEPHIS has made available varieties of climbing beans, sweet potato, wheat, barley, Rhodes grass, African nightshade (managu), among others and these all contribute to food availability in the country.


East African Legislators Praise KEPHIS Efforts in Protecting Kenya’s Plant Resources

KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi - The East Africa Legislative Assembly-Kenya Chapter-has praised KEPHIS for setting high standards in its operations, placing the Corporation way ahead of its peers in the East Africa region.


KEPHIS Initiates Process of Training Private Seed Inspectors for Food Availability

KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi – KEPHIS has started the process of training and authorizing private seed inspectors who will carry out inspections of seed crops countrywide. 19 representatives from seed companies namely Kenya Seed Company, Pioneer Hybrid, Agribase, Dryland Seed, East Africa Seed, Agricultural Development Corporation and Gicheha Farm are attending the two week training at KEPHIS Headquarters that includes theory and practicals.



Nairobi - Kenya will soon ratify the East African Community Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Protocol to promote trade and food safety across the region.


KEPHIS Does It Again at the Meru National Show

Meru – KEPHIS continued with her winning process by capturing two first prize positions at the Meru National show. The wins were in The Best Regulatory Authority Stand and The Best Stand in Environmental Quality Stand.


KEPHIS Wins Again at the Mount Kenya Nanyuki Show

Nanyuki Showground, Nanyuki Town – KEPHIS once again shone at the Agricultural Society of Kenya Nanyuki show when she won in four categories at the event.


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