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Ethiopia: Overview of the Horticulture Sector

The horticulture export sector is young, and it has shown quite an exponential growth in the last ten years. Currently, there are approximately 126 investments…

The State of the Head Grower

All of the management positions in flower business contribute to the overall success of the operation. Perhaps none has a more direct hand in the…

Forum for Gardeners with a Focus on Young Plants

Interactive participation opportunities for exhibitors IPM ESSEN has a new forum in the young plant area in Hall 2: From 28 to 31 January 2025…

Next Step towards 100% Certification Sustainability

With the adoption of the definition of “small-scale grower” for “the Global North” by the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) board, it is now known which…

Open Days at Murara Plants

Murara Plants invites growers to their Open Days, which are scheduled to take place from Monday July 29th July to August 2, 2024. Murara Plants…

Allpack’s Hybrid Flower Box

In the not-so-distant past, packaging was a laborious task, with boxes that were a hassle to assemble and far from eco-friendly. Reusability seemed like a…

Why Supply Hubs are Essential for Kenya’s Farm Exports Growth

By Christine Chesaro & Hosea Machuki The European Union (EU) parliament and Kenya’s National Assembly recent ratification of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Kenya…

Curbing Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs

The Agrochemicals Association of Kenya, the Pest Control Products Board (PCPB) and the Anti-Counterfeit Authority, among other relevant agencies, continue to address the menace of…

Flower Farmers Now Employing Workers on Contract to Cut Costs

Flower farmers in Naivasha are now opting to employ workers on six-month contracts as part of cost-cutting measures due to harsh economic times. The Kenya…

Recognizing and Preventing Phytotoxicity

Sometimes products used for pest or disease management can end up injuring the crops they are meant to help. Learn how to recognize and prevent…

Rose Albatros: The Exquisite Premium White Rose

Let’s Explore the fascinating world of rose breeding as well as the newest elegant premium white rose ‘Rose Albatros’ alongside Christian Meuschke, the driving force…

Dutch Flower Group Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Partners

Theme: Today, Tomorrow, and the FutureOn June 20, Dutch Flower Group (DFG) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special event. To commemorate this milestone, a…

Revitalizing Regional Horticulture: The CEHA Initiative

Kenya, alongside Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, has been chosen to implement the COMESA East Africa Community (EAC) Horticultural Accelerator (CEHA) initiative. This program aims…