• The value of a Mother board of Administrators February 6, 2023 - A table of directors is a group of individuals elected by the shareholders to represent their interests. They are a regulating body to ensure the company works smoothly and protects the shareholders’ investment inside the organization. Prospecting Members That Share The Core Prices A good aboard of administrators is a significant component to the success… Read more
  • Precisely what is Service Level Management? February 6, 2023 - Service Level Management (SLM) is a process within ITIL that ensures that agreed-upon company levels will be met. It also helps to distinguish and correct any kind of service delivery problems that might arise. SLM defines, watches, and reviews on the efficiency of IT providers against agreed-upon service levels (SLAs). The objective is usually to… Read more
  • EU and GB approval changes – October-December 2022 January 20, 2023 - EU and GB approval changes Following the UK departure from the EU, COLEACP’s Regulation Monitoring now covers both EU and GB approval changes, enabling us to keep COLEACP members and partner-beneficiaries up-to-date on both regulatory frameworks.The European Commission (EC) has recently published changes to plant protection product (PPP) approvals within the European Union (EU). These… Read more
  • Kenyan floriculture industry welcomes Ethiopian delegation to discuss false codling moth management January 13, 2023 - This week (8–13 January 2023), a delegation from the Ethiopian public and private sector are in Kenya as part of an expert mission on false codling moth management. The visiting delegation is composed of technical and management staff from the Ethiopian Agricultural Authority (EAA) and the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA). The mission was… Read more
  • Companies promoting the circular economy and reducing food waste December 20, 2022 - On 28 November 2022, during the 11th Innovations Session organised by the PAFO and COLEACP, inspiring African companies demonstrated how their businesses based on the circular economy contribute to reducing food loss and waste (agenda ; speakers’ biodata). The online session was attended by over 170 participants from Africa, the Caribbean region and Europe. The… Read more
  • Training and coaching to better understand food fraud, food defence and food safety culture in Kenya December 20, 2022 - In October, the NExT Kenya programme worked with AAA Growers, a Kenyan exporter of fresh fruits and vegetables, to facilitate an expert review of the food safety culture and assess upcoming food safety requirements. AAA Growers hopes to implement a pro-active approach to better understand food fraud, food defence and food safety culture. This will… Read more
  • NExT Kenya: training on key GLOBALG.A.P changes December 20, 2022 - On 8 November 2022, the NExT Kenya programme trained 22 staff from horticulture producing and exporting companies on “Key changes on GLOBALG.A.P. IFA v6”. The training had a rich mix of participants, including compliance managers, quality managers, staff managing the quality management system (QMS) and internal auditors (QMS and farm auditors). The training was designed… Read more
  • Kenya: Support for the 2022 Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs Conference December 20, 2022 - The 2022 Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs Conference and Exhibition took place in November 2022 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The theme for this year’s conference was “Enhancing Productivity, Quality, Food Safety, and Market Access for Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs”. The main objective of the conference was to bring together stakeholders (both public and private)… Read more
  • COLEACP’s Sustainability Self-Assessment System (SAS) December 16, 2022 - In the framework of the Fit for Market Plus (FFM+) programme, COLEACP organised two training sessions on the new version of the COLEACP Sustainability Self-Assessment System (SAS). The sessions were part of a SAS training programme that will include completion of a self-study course, peer exchanges and mentoring/coaching sessions. The two sessions took place on… Read more
  • Agrifood practitioners and scientific research are key to address the effects of climate change November 15, 2022 - Over the past decades, agriculture has continuously expanded and enhanced its productivity to ensure food security and food safety to the growing global population in an unsustainable way. This has led to the loss of natural ecosystems, declining biodiversity and increasing greenhouse gas emissions1. The global agrifood system, which includes food production, processing, packaging and… Read more
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