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BioAtlantis, Lentera Ltd and the Embassy of Ireland in Kenya partner to launch SuperFifty Prime

12 August 2021

BioAtlantis Ltd, Kerry, Ireland and Lentera Ltd Kenya virtually launched SuperFifty Prime advanced biostimulant in Kenya. Hosted by BioAtlantis, Lentera Ltd and the Embassy of Ireland in Kenya, this event presented results of trials done on roses and summer flowers in Kenya and answered questions from growers on this new technology.

Embassy of Ireland support to training and mentorship sessions organised by KEPSA

12 August 2021

In 2020, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) with support from the Embassy of Ireland in Nairobi launched a program focused on mitigating against the effects of COVID-19 and catalysing growth of women led SMEs (Small and medium-sized enterprises) in Kenya.

Embassy of Ireland enhances partnership with TradeMark East Africa

12 August 2021

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the County Government of Busia launched the construction of a Safe Trade Zone at Soko Posta Grounds in Busia County. The project which received funding from by a consortium of donors including Ireland, is part of TMEA’s wider response to the Covid-19 pandemic that has adversely affected cross-border traders in the country.

Young Scientist Kenya

12 August 2021

Minister Coveney was delighted to meet a number of YSK 2020 winners from Nova Pioneer Kenya during his recent visit to the Horn of Africa and took the opportunity to discuss important pathways for Kenya’s brilliant young people with the Patron of Young Scientists Kenya, H.E President Kenyatta.

Minister Simon Coveney T.D - An Tánaiste - launches Doing Business in Kenya Guide 2021

12 August 2021

Minister Simon Coveney T.D - An Tánaiste joined Business Ireland Kenya, the Embassy of Ireland and key business contacts from Kenya, Ireland to discuss and promote bilateral trade linkages between the two countries and officially launch the Doing Business in Kenya Guide.

Launch of partnership between TradeMark East Africa and Irish Aid to boost women in trade in Kenya

12 August 2021

While in the region for a three day visit, Simon Coveney, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence and H.E Amb. Erastus Mwencha TradeMark East Africa launched a € 100,000 project to increase the number of women trading within the agricultural sector in Kenya.

Launch of Partnership Between Irish Aid and UN Women/OHCHR

12 August 2021

As Kenya prepares to go into elections next year, UN Women and the Embassy of Ireland launched a project to prevent violence against women in elections. The Irish Aid-funded project complements ongoing efforts by the Government of Kenya and other partners.

Ministerial Visit

12 August 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Simon Coveney, recently concluded a three-day visit to Kenya and Somalia for a series of high-level political meetings designed to inform our work on the UN Security Council and build bilateral relations.

In Loving memory of Joe O’Brien

12 August 2021

In April this year the Irish Community lost a much loved member when Joe O’Brien passed away. Mr O’Brien had been Ireland’s Honorary Consul for over 20 years being a vital pillar of the Irish Community here in Kenya and will be very sadly missed.

The Masai Mara joins the ‘Global Greening’ to mark St Patrick’s Day, March 17

16 March 2021

The Masai Mara National Reserve joins Sydney Opera House, the Great Wall of China, the London Eye, the Eiffel Tower and Niagra Falls in going green to mark St Patricks Day, Ireland’s National Day.