KEPHIS is spearheading activities to mark the International Year of Plant Health (2020/2021) in Kenya. KEPHIS and COPE have organized a virtual 3rd Phytosanitary Conference from 13th to 16th September 2021 in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of the conference is “Enhancing Phytosanitary Systems for Healthy Plants, Safe and Sustainable Trade”. This Conference will be in line with the celebrations of the International Year of Plant Health in 2020/2021.
Government of Kenya, USAID (Feed the Future Program), KEPHIS, and COPE organized the 2nd Phytosanitary conference from June 4th to 8th 2018 at KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya where plant health experts from the Eastern Africa region and COMESA countries shared their achievements, challenges and opportunities in the application of phytosanitary (plant health) measures towards assuring market access, safe food, and food security.
The International Phytosanitary Conference took place from 12th to 16th September 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya. The organizer was the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) who is the National Plant Protection Organization of Kenya at their headquarters. The international conference was the first of its kind to be hosted by Kenya on Plant Health. 222 delegates from 25 countries across the world gathered in Nairobi to discuss matters pertinent and emerging in plant health.