The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) in partnership with FairTrade Africa provided training to horticultural farm representatives in Adama April 9-11, 2019.
Opening the training program EHPEA Training Department Head Mikiyas Bekele said that a concerted and well-organized training is instrumental in boosting productivity and unleashing the intact possibilities of the horticulture sector.
He said that the training is aimed at developing skills of selected farms focusing on building their leadership skills. Capacity building training plays a central role in enhancing productivity of the farms.
Some 33 trainees, who attended the training, were drawn from seven horticulture farms already certified by Fair Trade Africa.
The training, which is part of Women School of Leadership project, focused among others on Gender Awareness and Mainstreaming, Developing Self-confidence and Self-esteem, Group Cohesion and Principles of
Cooperation as well as Human Rights and Women's Human Rights topics.