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Competent National Authority (CNA)

published: 16 Apr 2020 last updated: 20 Jan 2021
General Information
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service
Nairobi,

,
Kenya
  • (+254) 722-516221|723-786779 |733-874274|734-874141,20-3597201/2/3 |3536171/2
  • (+254) (20)-3536175
Additional Contact Information
- Person: Prof. Theophilus Mutui | BCH-CON-KE-115508-3
Person:
Prof. Theophilus Mutui
Managing Director,
Nairobi,
, Kenya
Phone: +254 722-516221|723-786779 |733-874274|734-874141,20-3597201/2/3 |3536171/2,
Fax:
Website:
Related Organization
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
Government agency (National/Federal)
Nairobi,
, Kenya
Phone: +254 722-516221|723-786779 |733-874274|734-874141,20-3597201/2/3 |3536171/2,
Fax:
Website:
Responsibilities
No
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 functions:

•Release of plant varieties.
•Grant of plant breeders right (s).
•Sampling and testing of seeds, plants and regulated articles.
•Issues import permits and export certificates for plant material including seed, grain, propagating material.
•Inspections of Quarantine facilities for plant Certification before Importation.
•Participation in Institutional Biosafety committees.
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