What are the requirements?
Farm inspection checklist
The farmer will be expected to meet and fulfill the requirements outlined in the checklist.
Should be secure, hygienic, have availability of good grading facility, storage area, plastic crates and pallets, be accessible, have a working space away from the produce handling area, tables should be made of impervious, non-toxic material that is easy to clean and disinfect and should be well ventilated and have a waste disposal facility.
Of the farmer.
For exporters buying produce from a farmer
PS II form (copy)
Providing details of the farm, crop production and other details.
If the exporter is purchasing produce from a grower then a contract must be witnessed by a HCD officer. It can be authenticated during the farm inspection or the packhouse inspection or upon request.
The time taken to carry out the farm inspection depends on the structural layout of the farm and the type of operations of the farm.
Attention at counter:
- Max. 3h.
The Agricultural Produce (Export) (Horticultural Produce) (General) Rules
articles 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Agricultural Food Authority Act (2013)
Horticultural Crop Directorate Order (2011)
Sections 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33
Crops Act (2013)
Sections 27, 28, 29, 32
Who certified this information ?
Josephine SIMIYU, Deputy Director, Regulations and Compliance ,