AGRITECHNICA ASIA and Horti ASIA team warmly welcomed Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) board members and the executive director at DLG Asia Pacific office.
The gathering serves as a pivotal step in fortifying existing partnerships and incubating innovation in agriculture and horticulture.
The collaborative dialogue explored avenues of mutual learning and enhancing membership services. These discussions hold particular relevance as both parties gear up for HORTI ASIA 2024, where anticipated further expanding on these cooperative ventures.
Klaver flowers Plc. gave recognition to its employees who had best work performance this year on its colorful annual celebration day.
Klaver flowers known for its different varieties of summer flower production is showing its exponential growth by contributing 4.5million USD export earnings annually into the national economy with only 52 hectare of production area.
The company created job opportunity for 1300 citizens and managed to transfer sustainable agricultural practice knowledge.
Klaver flowers IGM guyyaa ayyaana waggaa dhaabbaticha irratti hojjettoota isaa bara kana raawwii hojii gaarii qabaniif beekamtii kenneera.
EHPEA participated on Avocado seedling planting in Oromia Region East Showa Zone Lome Woreda, organized by Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) following the country green legacy initiative, this year focused on fruit tree seedling.
Flower farms in Batu hosted Hawassa university students for an educational farm visit program on May 20, 2023, with an initiative of Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA), as part of its Ethiopian horticulture awareness creation activity.
The group comprise students who are studying horticulture & plant science. The program was a great platform, which created practical exposure for the students on post-harvesting, crop protection, liquid and dry waste management for sustainable year-round horticulture production techniques.
H.E Desta Lendamo, Sidama National Regional President and his cabinet members paid a visit to Klaver flowers Plc located in Hawassa.
On the visit he conveyed that the region is ready to collaborate with the farms for a greater impact and also emphasized to keep up this great achievement carried out by the farm.
As part of investment promotion, EHPEA organized this farm visit with an objective to enhance horticulture investment opportunities in the region.
Klaver flowers was established in 2013 G.C exporting summer flowers to its main destination Holland and other Middle East countries. The company brings 4milllion Euro earnings yearly and created over 1200 job opportunities to the country.
The company representative reflected the owners interest to expand their business in the region with which will double the current achievements.
H.E W/r. Fantaye Kebede, speaker of the regional council, members of the regional council and pertinent government officials took part on the visit program.
A leadership program that aims to create empowered women leaders and decision makers in the horticulture farms for second round training held in Bishoftu and Holeta cluster.
The training delivered for more than 50 women comprised from 12 farms from Holeta, Sebeta, Koka and Bishoftu cluster farms on “Communication and supervision skill” which was designed to be highly interactive and to teach supervisors at lower and middle level about their roles and responsibilities, professional behavior at work, communicating effectively, team building, and resolving disputes at the workplace for improving leadership performance.
The program will be implemented for the coming three years including mentorship at the selected horticulture farms by the lead of EHPEA.
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