KEPHIS automates the seed and plant variety protection system

Agriculture PS Prof Hamadi Boga during the launch

The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) has launched the Automation of the Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection System.

The KEPHIS acting Managing Director Simeon Kibet says the automation is a versatile system that allows the seed sector to interact with KEPHIS and also reduces the cost of certification

KEPHIS says other benefits include reduced transaction time, increased process visibility, increased process and document security, access to information, convenience, ability to make use of data for analytics and ability to make payments online

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