About Kephis

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 Wins Again at the Kisii Show 2016

ASK Showground, Kisii – KEPHIS took part in the annual Kisii Agricultural Society of Kenya show where the Corporation once again dominated the event by winning first prize in various categories entered.


KEPHIS Wins Again at the Machakos Agricultural Society of Kenya Show

Machakos Showground, Machakos – KEPHIS has done it again! During the recently held Machakos Agricultural Society of Kenya Show, KEPHIS won is three out of four categories that the Corporation entered. These were the Best Stand in Strategies of International Trade and Exports, The Best Regulatory Authority Stand and the Best Stand Embracing Information, Communication and Technology. The Corporation was second in the category of The Best Agricultural Based Stand.


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 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.


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