Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA)
Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) is a business membership organization which is established in 2002. It is an organization meant to promote the interest of its members who are engaged in the production and export of cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, herbs, cuttings as well as vegetable seeds. Currently, EHPEA has 120 members and it has been relentlessly contributing for the horticulture industry boom in Ethiopia and effectively representing the interests of its members locally and globally.
Message of the Chairman
The sector has shown tremendous growth in the last few years being among the
top hard currency generator to the national economy.
It has also created many new employment opportunities for our youth both for
skilled and non-skilled ones particularly women are the prime beneficiaries of
Our Association is opened to all the horticulturists working towards in the
production and export business in the country.
The main objectives of the Association among others, include evidence based
lobby and policy advocacy in reforms to create a conducive business climate
in the sector, capacity building, business development, investment and market
promotion by setting its own standards which comply with the international
We have been also consistently, raise public awareness about the importance
of horticulture development for food and nutrition security and poverty reduction
through income generation and environment protection through horticulture
development by creating linkages with national and international organizations/
institutions/societies to exchange knowledge, skills, and technologies to benefit
EHPEA always welcomes new members and innovative works in the field of
horticulture in Ethiopia.