Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is a regulatory
agency whose responsibility is to assure the quality of
agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the
economy, the environment and human health. It has the following
•Release of plant varieties.
•Grant of plant breeders right (s).
•Sampling and testing of seeds, plants and regulated
•Issues import permits and export certificates for plant material
including seed, grain, propagating material.
•Inspections of Quarantine facilities for plant Certification
•Participation in Institutional Biosafety committees.