KEPHIS Emerges as Victors at the Kitale Show

Kitale Showgrounds - The Kitale National Show took place from 18th - 21st September, 2019 and hosted visitors who wanted knowledge about agriculture, new innovations and various technologies.

The Guest of Honor was CS Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri who was joined by CAS Dr. Andrew Tuimur, Trans Nzoia County Deputy Governor, Dr. Stanley Tarus, PS Livestock, Harry Kimutai and MPs Wycliffe Wanyonyi and Joshua Kutuny and Trans Nzoia CEC Mary Nzomo. Mr. Hassan Yusuf represented KEPHIS MD Dr. Esther Kimani. 

 

KEPHIS staff pose with their awards at the recently concluded Kitale National Show 2019

Approximately 240 youth, women and farmers visited the KEPHIS stand where they were learned about the services offered. They were taught that KEPHIS assures the quality of agro-inputs including seed, fertilizers, water for irrigation suitability, soil and pesticide formulations, all made possible through KEPHIS accredited analytical chemistry, plant health and seed laboratories at headquarters, Plant Quarantine and Biosecurity Station, Muguga and the Nakuru and Kitale regional offices respectively. 

The CS also presented KEPHIS with 3 awards where the Corporation took first place. These were: 1st position in the Best Regulatory Stand, Best Stand Embracing ICT and Best Stand Embracing Innovation and Invention; KEPHIS also took position 2 in the Best Stand Embracing Strategies of International Trade and Exports. 

Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri (3rd left) presenting KEPHIS Head of Internal Audit, Mr. Hassan Yusuf with a trophy during the recently concluded Kitale National Show

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