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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 Participates at the International Flower Expo in Nairobi

Visa Oshwal Centre, Nairobi – KEPHIS took part in the recently concluded 2016 International Flower Trade Expo (IFTEX) in Nairobi. The event, which was being held for the fourth year, saw over 4,000 visitors at the various stands. IFTEX brought together various players in the floriculture sector such as growers, suppliers, regulators and buyers.


KEPHIS Wins Again at the Kakamega Show

ASK Showground, Kakamega – KEPHIS has once again showed her winning prowess by emerging tops at the Kakamega show. The Organization scooped two first prizes in the show as follows:


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.


KEPHIS Launches Growing of Avocadoes in Nandi County

Kaptel, Nandi County – KEPHIS has launched the growing of avocadoes in Nandi County to improve the livelihoods of farmers in the area. The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Willy Bett officially launched the growing of the crop at an event attended by over 400 farmers at Kaptel.


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