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Challenges of Kenyan Floriculture In times of COVID-19

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic caused worldwide lockdowns and subsequent travel restrictions by national governments in most countries, that disrupted supply chains across the globe and seriously affected the floriculture industry in Kenya in many ways. The period from March through May has the peak holiday season for the flower growers that cover International Women’s Day, Easter, and Mother’s…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Floriculture and Reimagining the Road-Map Post-Pandemic

Flowers are God’s most beautiful creatures and the multibillion business industry hit hard during the covid19 crisis. Shabistan Khan has conducted a series of interviews with major Kenyan flower growers to get an insight into the corona hit floriculture industry. PJ Dave Group is one of the largest growers of roses from Kenya. With 240 Ha area under production and more…

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Say No To Plastic Flowers

Indian floriculture industry comes together against the use of plastic flowers and demanded a ban on cheap imported plastic flowers. South India Floriculture Association more than two hundred growers gathered together at Banglore at Lalbagh Botanical Garden last month to distributed millions of fresh flowers to people to create awareness about the evil impact of plastic flowers and make them…

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