EHPEA

EHPEA in collaboration with Trade Mark Africa, inked a joint agreement to develop a comprehensive e-learning and knowledge management systems

The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA), in collaboration with Trade Mark Africa, inked a joint agreement to develop a comprehensive e-learning and knowledge management systems tailored to the increasing needs of Ethiopia’s horticulture sector today at Skylight Hotel.

The project, funded by the European Union (EU) through the Agence Française de Développement (AfD), with a grant of ETB 8.15 million (€139k).

The Association has been relentlessly working to elevate the capacity of commercial farms through its accredited TVET Center to date.

On the signing ceremony it was stated that realizing the full potential of the E-learning and Knowledge Management Systems in the sector requires collaborative efforts from all stakeholders. Industry players, including growers, exporters, and logistics providers, must embrace digital transformation and invest in technology infrastructure and capacity building.

This project will leverage interested individuals to be equipped with advanced tools to boost their productivity and market competitiveness globally.

Ethiopia blooms to the occasion of Mother’s Day!

Ethiopia, Africa’s second-largest flower exporter, blooms to the occasion of Mother’s Day! exported a whopping 2,060.65 tons of beautiful flowers, making moms smile across the globe.
This isn’t just a Mother’s Day win – Ethiopia’s flower industry is flourishing! The horticulture sector is a key player in the country’s economy, generating over $658 million last year.
Next to Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is the most important event of the year for the flower industry, accounting for a significant spike in flower demand.

Source of data; Ethiopian cargo and MoA

EHPEA TVET center provided advanced training on a Compliance and Sustainability

The EHPEA TVET center provided advanced training on a Compliance and Sustainability for its member farms. The training primarily emphasized current compliance issues, understanding the EHPEA code, and other international market standards with experience sharing program on farm among participants.

This comprehensive training aims to enhance compliance practices and promote sustainable production approaches within the Ethiopian Horticulture sector.

Exciting Milestone achieved in Sidama Region

We’re thrilled to announce a pivotal event that took place at Hawassa, today May 9, 2024

In a significant development for the Horticulture sector, a high-profile meeting was convened to address the establishment of the Sidama National Regional State Horticulture Investment and Export Promotion Taskforce. This gathering brought together higher government officials of Sidama Regional State to deliberate on strategies for advancing horticulture investment and export promotion initiatives within the region.

Moreover, the meeting concluded with a landmark moment as representatives from various governmental bodies came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This document solidifies commitments and outlines collaborative efforts to propel the horticulture sector to new heights.

EHPEA is representing its member farms at Macfruit Expo 2024 in Rimini, Italy!

This premier event brings together fruit and vegetable professionals from around the globe from May 8th to 10th.

The exhibition is a great platform to discover the latest advancements in biosolutions, explore the Innovation Hub for Healthy Food, visit plant nurseries showcasing diverse options, see high-tech agricultural machinery in action as well as encounter a vast array of fresh and dry produce.

It also offers the opportunity for the Association member farms who co-exhibit, to connect with industry leaders and learn about the future of the fruit and vegetable sector!

Contact Info

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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