A project briefing on transforming the Ethiopian horticulture sector to a sustainable export alternative proposed by CBI (Centre for the promotion of Imports from developing countries) and Flying Swans Consortium was organized by EHPEA today in the presence of member farms who are engaged in the production of fruit and vegetable production and export business.
During the meeting Mrs. Afke van der Woude, Program Manager at CBI presented that the project aims to capacitate the growers for export and to meet international standards. The project is currently recruiting Ethiopian companies to participate.
Seeing the untapped potential of the Ethiopian Horticulture, especially the current trend on the global avocado market opportunities for Ethiopian avocado growers and exporters, Flying swans Consortium introduced its project on developing Avocado service delivery platform to address mainly the farming, service and agro logistics. Mr. Tom Bouwman, Senior Project Manager presented the about the logistics related bottlenecks solved by the service of Cool Port Addis.