KEPHIS Shines at the Kabarnet Show

KEPHIS took part in the ASK Kabarnet Show which was held from 12th-14th September at the Kabarnet showground. The show was officially opened by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mr. Harry Kimtai, and in attendance were exhibitors from different industries including Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism, Banking, Import and Export as well as Transport industries.

As one of the exhibitors, KEPHIS showcased its mandate to the visitors by displaying its activities. KEPHIS exhibitors educated farmers on how plant and plant material inspections at entry and exit points are conducted, seed certification and plant variety protection process and the importance of testing; soil, water, manure, fertilizer and pesticide residue analysis. Through the explanations given by the exhibitors at the stand, the visitors learnt the various activities undertaken by KEPHIS and appreciated the organization in supporting one of the Presidential Big 4 Agenda on nutrition and food security in the country.

Mr. Harry Kimtai later presented trophies to outstanding organizations and KEPHIS bagged 3 awards: The Best Regulatory Authority and Corporation Stand, The Best Innovation and Invention Stand and The Best Local Stand in Strategies of International Trade and Exports.

 

Mr. Harry Kimtai, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries presenting trophies to KEPHIS officers during the Kabarnet Show

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