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Functions

  • Facilitate development of the industry regulations to enable licensing and registration of stakeholders in the food crops sub-sector;
  • Enforcing compliance with industry requirements, rules and regulations to maintain law and order across the food crops value chain;
  • Develop and facilitate implementation of compliance procedures including regular inspections to stakeholder premises to ensure compliance to Industry requirements across the value chain;
  • Enhance industry compliance to Kenya food crops standards and the Industry Code of Practice;
  • Enforce execution of corrective actions across value chain and advise the Directorate on appropriate compliance matters;
  • Facilitate improvement of overall industry efficiency by promoting service level standards for critical activities;
  • Facilitate development of food crops product standards to enhance products range, quality and product safety and to harmonize issues compliance among Industry players;
  • Facilitate sensitization of stakeholders on new industry developments including the food crops standards, industry code of practice and regulations in liaison with other departments;
  • Clearing imports and exports of all scheduled food crops;
  • Ensure customer expectations are met and complaints fully resolved.