KEPHIS team inspecting LARMAT labs

The Department of LARMAT laboratories are NEMA accredited and analyze soils and plant samples from within and out of the country. The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), following requested to have soil samples analyzed in our LARMAT laboratories and a sent a team of Inspectors to our laboratories to conduct a “Quarantine Facility Inspection as per ISPM No 34”.

The inspection was carried out on Wednesday 15th February 2023. Chairman of LARMAT Department-Prof. Richard Onwonga, and the Chief Technologist, Mr. Stephen Tirop welcomed the KEPHIS team Led by KEPHIS Inspector-Mr. Ivan Obare to inspect LARMAT labs. With focus on Soil Chemistry Research Lab and Soil Microbiology Lab, he was assisted by Mr. Titus Kiilu and Ms. Philomena Muthoni.

                     Chairman, LARMAT discussing with KEPHIS inspectorate team

Chief Technologist explaining procedures in the Soil chemistry lab

Chief Technologist explaining procedures in the Soil microbiology lab.