EHPEA held a media tour at its member farms

EHPEA held a media tour at its member farms Red Fox Ethiopia Plc. and Joytech Plc., located in the Koka and Bishoftu horticulture cluster today.

The Association organized this event with an aim to raise awareness about the latest advancements in the Ethiopian horticulture.

Participants from the local media outlets TV, Radio and Newspaper gained valuable insights into the cutting-edge techniques for cut flower production, banana tissue culture production, and hydroponics technology being implemented at the farm level.

On the event Selamawit Kassa, the State Minister of Government Communication Services stated the readiness of her office to collaborate with the Association to host different platforms to improve the sector image globally.

Batu (Ziway) Horticulture Cluster Hosted Successful Experience Sharing Program on FCM Management.

Ziway Roses Plc. welcomed EHPEA member farms to learn about their best practices for identification and management of False Codling Moth (FCM) at the farm level.

The Association organized the 1st round of the ‘Experience Sharing Program’ to transfer practical knowledge and help farms combat the effects of FCM for a sustainable floriculture business in Ethiopia.

Farm managers, crop protection experts, and representatives from the Ethiopian Agricultural Authority (EAA) participated in the program.

Attendees engaged in fruitful discussions, sharing diverse experiences and strategies for FCM management. The program is set to continue tomorrow at Herburg Rose Ethiopia, featuring additional innovative methods for combating FCM.”

EHPEA TVET Center conducted ‘Advanced OSH Management System’ training for its member farms. 

EHPEA TVET Center conducted ‘Advanced Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Management System’ training for its member farms at its head Office. 

The program emphasized the enhancement of workplace safety culture, improvement of risk management practices, and the safeguarding of farm communities. A significant component of the training involved experience sharing visit to exemplary farms, where participants exchanges their best practices.

Following the training, the attendees engaged in discussions about future directions and implementation strategies.

Together, let’s cultivate a culture of safety!

A validation workshop took place on national standard for Horticulture products

The government’s voucher duty incentive scheme helps domestic products competitiveness in the international market.

A validation workshop which took place recently addressed a long-standing challenge: the lack of a national standard for input-output coefficients for Horticulture products.

Representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association, and horticulture farms participated to validate the draft directive.

The workshop discussed:

The legal framework for the scheme

Issuing beneficiary certificates

Draft input-output coefficients

Farm representatives shared their concerns about implementing the new directive.

The Ministry of Industry committed to consider those comments forwarded by the participants and to finalize the directive by the end of June 2024.

This is a positive step towards a more efficient and transparent voucher duty scheme!

EHPEA is proud to be showcasing Ethiopia’s stunning floriculture industry at IFTEX Expo 2024!

EHPEA is proud to be showcasing Ethiopia’s stunning floriculture industry at IFTEX Expo 2024!

We’re connecting our member farms with new business opportunities. Come visit our booth E2-10 and discover the vibrant world of Ethiopian flowers!

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


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