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Warm water Genetic and Breeding Centre at SAGANA - NATIONAL AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATIONS TRANSFER CENTRE

The Kenya Fisheries Service is a body corporate established under the Fisheries Management and Development Act No. 35 of 2016. The purpose of the Service is to Conserve, Manage and Develop Kenya Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources

Our Functions

  • Ensure the appropriate conservation development of standards on management, sustainable use, development and protection of the fisheries resources;

  • Formulate and monitor the implementation of policies regarding the conservation, management and utilization of all fisheries resources;

  • Develop standards for the management of all fisheries and aquaculture activities and fishing related activities;

  • Develop guidelines for the preparation of fisheries specific management plans for the Kenya fishery waters;

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Our Services
QA & Inspection
  • Approval Inspections

  • Routine Inspections

  • Spot Check Inspections

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Aquaculture
  • Consultancies

  • Training of fish producers

  • Breeding and selling of fingerlings

  • Approvals for auquaculture licences

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Licensing
  • Licensing domestic craft

  • Fisherman's  License

  • Licensing foreign craft

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Lab Services
  • Microbiology laboratory

  • Chemical laboratory

  • Sensory laboratory

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Directorates

KeFS is organized into six(6) Directorates as follows:

Capture Fisheries

Develop, implement and review policies, standards, and guidelines regarding the conservation, management, use, protection, and utilization of these resources.

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Aquaculture

To initiate the development of policies, standards, guidelines, plans, and regulations governing aquaculture activities and collaborate with county governments.

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Kenya Fishing School

Induct new KF staff, participate in development, review, and implementation of the Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) curriculum in fisheries.

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Quality, Safety & Trade

To initiate the development of standards and guidelines on fish for market access and enforce sanitary and Phyto-sanitary requirements for fisheries and aquaculture and issuance export and import permits.

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Corporate Secretary and Legal Services

To provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance and assist the Board in carrying out the following: Board induction and training.

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Corporate Services

To coordinate Finance, Human resources and Administration, Corporate Planning, and ICT activities in the Service and Initiate the development of policies, plans, and strategies in the functional areas of Finance.

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National Trout Hatchery Stats

18000
Table Size Fish
200000
Fingerlings
12
Trout Fish feeds(Tons/Year)

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