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KEPHIS together with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, with support from AGRA rolls out countrywide public stakeholder consultations on the plant protection bill, The Plant Protection (General) regulations 2020, The
~ By Simeon Kibet ~
In 2018, the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), a once in a lifetime opportunity for governments around the world to focus on the importance of plants and plant materials and to create
Kitale - KEPHIS held its first farmers field day this year at the regional office in Kitale, where over 200 farmers were exposed to newly released and better performing crop varieties to enable them make informed decisions while purchasing certified seed. The field day was held at a time when
Naivasha – Asante Children’s Home is located a few kilometers from Naivasha Town in Nakuru County. The home has 22 children, from 8-18 years old, both boys and girls and was established in 2008. This was the venue for the 2019-2020 Corporate Social Sustainability (CSS) initiative.
KEPHIS through the
KEPHIS Headquarters,Nairobi - Malawian High Commissioner to Kenya H.E. Agrina Mussa paid a courtesy call to KEPHIS to see firsthand a potato project being implemented by KEPHIS, the Centre for Biosciences International(CABI), KALRO and the International Potato Centre.
The Project aims to address the
Nairobi - Experts and stakeholders met to review the Plant Protection Bill 2020, whose main aim is to enhance plant health operations in the country. The Plant Protection Act, which dates back to 1937 and was last reviewed in 1972, aims to align plant health regulations to be in tandem with
Muguga- The KEPHIS Plant Quarantine and Biosecurity Laboratory in Muguga has once again successfully attained accreditation of its testing activities to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard for testing and calibration laboratories. The laboratory is the designated COMESA regional reference for plant