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Zuqualla Horti PLC Exports its First Cutting Flower to European market

Zuqualla Horti PLC Exports its First Cutting Flower to European market

Being a pioneer growing and exporting strawberry since 2005 in Oromia region Koka, the company welcomed its new investor Emsflower end of 2020 which makes it the 6th ornamental cutting producer- and exporter in the country.

Following a 10 months new sector investment phase, Zuqualla Horti PLC successfully exported its first cuttings to the European market on October 27, 2021.
Zuqualla Horti PLC’s ultramodern greenhouse facility built on 5,5ha surface, holds a complete automized climate system, fully equipped with moveable screens and LED grow lights, as well as a gutter recycling system for all drain water.
“Depending on the quality and feedback from our customers and how successful we can get through our first export season, plans are there to expand the greenhouse facility with another 2,2ha and currently created a job opportunity for 550 citizens ” Wout van Koppen, the company’s General Manager, states.

Government officials and commercial farm professionals are attending a Tailor-Made training in Adama

Government officials and commercial farm professionals are attending a Tailor-Made training in Adama on “Growing Avocado for Export: Through Good Agricultural Practices for Organic Cultivation.” The training is part of a collaboration between EHPEA and Nuffic, with an objective to build the skill and knowledge of actors in the Ethiopian fruit and vegetable value chain.

Farm Safety Officer training for EHPEA member farms

Farm Safety Officer training for EHPEA member farms began on October 12, 2021 by EHPEA TVET Center at its head quarter Addis Ababa. The training aims to empower participants with advanced knowledge and practical skills in workplace worker safety welfare, hazard identification, risk assessment, training methodology, OSH policy, OSH procedure, and accident prevention techniques. The training will continue for the next four days, with a practical farm visit on the final day.

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Location : Micky Leyland Avenue on the Road to Atlas Hotel, NB Business Center; 6th floor; Room # 603

Phone : +251 11 6636750

P.O.Box: 22241 Code 1000

Email: info@ehpea.org

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