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Category: Floriculture

The Government announces plans to introduce carbon credit trading in the flower sector

In a move set to boost revenue for flower farmers and increase foreign exchange earnings for the country, Kenya has announced plans to introduce carbon…

International Floriculture Trade Expo (IFTEX) Kicks Off in Nairobi with 20% Increase in exhibitors

The 11th International Floriculture Trade Expo (IFTEX) commenced yesterday in Nairobi, showcasing a 20% increase in exhibitors presenting their finest blooms. The event, held at…

Challenges to the blooming Kenyan flower industry, what we know so far

Located in the tropical region, Kenya's climate provides an ideal environment for flower cultivation. This blooming horticulture sector positions the country as a key player…

Kenya to host the 11th International Flower Trade Exhibition attracting buyers from over 75 countries

Kenya is once again set to host the global flower trade fraternity in Nairobi, on June 4-6 2024, stamping the country’s growing dominance in the…

Relief for cut flower producers as Britain suspends EA export tariffs

We go far when we go together … or, in this case, we grow far when we grow together’ ­– Trade Commissioner for Africa, John…

Kenya and the Netherlands strengthens transportation of flowers by sea by signing a Framework of Cooperation

NAIROBI, 30 MAY 2022 – The signing of the framework of cooperation between Kenya Flower  Council and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands…

Details of the transport of kenyan flowers by sea to be unveiled this week during IFTEX

After a three-year break, Nairobi is set to host the multi-billion-dollar global flower industry fraternity for a three-day International Flower Trade & Exhibition, IFTEX, that…

Good news for flower and horticulture sectors

There is a glimmer of hope for both the flower and horticultural sectors, as demand in the international markets begins to bounce back. The easing…

Say Goodbye to Downy Mildew in rose stems

Downy mildew, Peronospora sparsa, is among the most feared diseases in industrial rose production in the highland tropics. Outbreaks are triggered when the presence of…

Relief for horticultural sector as KQ flies fresh produce

It was a great relief for Kenya’s horticultural sector, as a Kenya Airways passenger Dreamliner aircraft, Boeing 787, flew to London, carrying more than 40,000…