Aquila Development Limited
Aquila Farm is located 37km from Naivasha town on the South Lake Road and encompasses 2,000 acres of mostly flat arable land. The farm comprises of 22 hectors of Richel movable vent green houses, 5 hectares of Asthor fixed vent green houses and an Asthor propagation unit with a capacity of producing plants for two hectors in one cycle. The farm is at an altitude of 1,950 meterswith its first planting in 2003.
Aquila has set high standards in rose farming and continues to be a showcase for new farms developed in the region with growers exemplifying similar infrastructure standards. The Company is committed to continuously maintaining, protecting and improving the environment with sustainable development. Certain areas of the farm have been allocated to forestry conservation and reforestation, while also providing for a game sanctuary for an array of wild animals.
The Company is committed to continuously maintaining, protecting and improving the environment with sustainable development. Certain areas of the farm have been allocated to forestry conservation and reforestation, while also providing for a game sanctuary for an array of wild animals.
Aquila Flowers is responsible for preserving and increasing the birdlife, adding to the environment’s natural beauty and minimizing the occurrence of soil erosion. A certain area of the farm is earmarked for Wild life and the farm co exists harmoniously with Giraffes, Zebras, Impalas, Hippos, Wild Buffalos, Rabbits to name a few.
To produce Grade ‘A ‘quality Roses for export,
Grown in a socially responsible manner taking into consideration our environment, people & community.
To be recognized as one of the best Rose
growers in East Africa in terms of quality, employee management with emphasis on social and environmental developments.
In collaboration with The Amrit Foundation, the Company has a robust CSR program to support the local community by providing free of cost clean water, organizing periodical medical camps, free vaccination drives and a medical clinic…
Aquila is taking up initiative in conserving rain water by channeling the water from Greenhouse roof to a main reservoir which would be used for irrigation. Further water harvesting is also being implemented by channeling the rainwater in the farm to a large reservoir.
We also conduct tree-planting initiatives as our on-going responsibility of replenishing the land and helping keep our country green and beautiful.
All flowers are sold through Direct Sales. To be able to achieve this our systems are built around principles of consistency, reliability, customer care and best quality.
Aquila’s flowers grace various countries across Europe, UK, Australia, South Africa and USA.
The wildlife in the farm is provided with a water point and grazing area. We keep an eye on the wildlife and refer any injured or sick wild animals to the Kenya Wildlife Society so that they may receive the necessary treatment to return back to the wild.
It is a point of note that there have been no reported cases of human-wildlife conflict and both live in harmony alongside each other. In this respect, we have noticed a healthy increase in the number of wildlife within our farms.