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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Visit by the Netherlands delegation

The Netherlands who visited Kenya for bilateral talks with KEPHIS recently. The team discussed the management of the Ralstonia solanacearum disease in roses.


KEPHIS Shines Once Again at the Kabarnet and Kitale Shows

KEPHIS shone once again at the Kabarnet and Kitale agricultural shows, scooping first positions in various categories as per her mandate. At the Kabarnet show, KEPHIS was first in The Best Regulatory Authority Stand, The Best Innovation and Invention Stand and The Best Medium Government Stand; Kitale was first in The Best Local Stand in Strategies of International Trade and Exports.



In order to enhance our communication with our stakeholders, customers and the public, we are happy to inform you of our new phone numbers which will make it easier for you to reach and engage with us.

The new numbers are as follows:
Telephone: 020 661 8000
Cellphone:  0709 891 000


KEPHIS Wins at the Nairobi International Trade Fair

Nairobi – The Nairobi International Trade Fair was held recently and KEPHIS achieved great milestones.  The Corporation was first in the category of The Corporation that Best Embraces Information, Communication and Technology (ICT). The Ag. MD Dr. Esther Kimani received the winning trophy from His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta during the official opening of the week long event.


Kilifi Farmers Educated On Good Agricultural Practices at Field Day

Kizingo, Kilifi County – KEPHIS and the County Government of Kilifi organized a farmers field day in the county, where over 600 farmers learned about the recommended seed and crop varieties for planting, the importance of laboratory analyses of their agricultural inputs and how to manage pests and diseases for increased food production leading to improved livelihoods in their county.


Second Set of Mango Fruit Fly Traps Launched in Elgeyo Marakwet County

AIC Cheptebo, Elgeyo Marakwet County – A second set of mango fruit fly traps were officially launched in Elgeyo Marakwet County, in an effort to control the pest and enhance access of the fruit to global markets.


Electronic Certification System Upgraded to Enhance Plant Exports

The Electronic Certification System (ECS) has been upgraded, giving plant material exporters a faster and more efficient platform to export their consignments.
Features of the upgraded System include improved usability of the system to clients; more responsibility over the contents of the consignments will be borne by the exporter who will ensure the integrity of the consignment(s) before export.


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P.O. Box : 49592-00100 Nairobi.
Tel: 020 661 8000
Cell: 0709 891 000
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