EHPEA

EHPEA held its annual general assembly at Hilton Addis Ababa hotel yesterday.

EHPEA held its annual general assembly at Hilton Addis Ababa hotel yesterday.

On the meeting the achievement, challenges and future plans presented to member farms.

Key players of the sector from government office, private sector and international organizations were also linked with members on the networking reception organized afterward of the meeting.

FCM training targeted to capacitate 10,000 workers began in holeta cluster

A training on the identification and management of False Codling Moth began in Holeta cluster for member farms engaged in the floriculture business this week, by Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association TVET Center experts.

The Association targeted to capacitate 10,000 farm workers in the area, within the next months.

EHPEA AND MOA Organized a National Horticulture Investment Conference

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#Horticulture export industry warming up to change gears in Ethiopia.

Today, we had down to earth deliberation on the challenges that need to be addressed so as to unleash the ample investment opportunities in Ethiopia in the Horticulture sub-sector in the presence of senior government officials.

From the direction that is set during the meeting, the future seems a BOOM period for the sector.

The session was organized by #MoA and #EHPEA.

THE FUTURE IS HORTICULTURE!

#functionalPPD #proactivelystructuredsupportscheme #hortiparkdevelopment

EHPEA in collaboration with FGAE health office, celebrated International women’s day colorfully

EHPEA in collaboration with FGAE health office, celebrated International women’s day colorfully today at its member farm ‘Yassin Legese Flower Farm’ , by giving free of charge cervical cancer screening and treatment at the site.

On the event a total number of 70 participants from neighboring community and farm employees got a chance to learn about cervical cancer preventive methods, family planning counseling as well as different health services.

This year’s celebration marked with a theme “Lets invest in women’s need, health and equality together”.

MoU signed between EHPEA and OIPDC

Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oromia Industrial Parks Development Corporation today at Radisson Blu hotel.

The partnership meant to establish a collaborative framework on capacity building in agro industry, creating linkage on the value chain and promoting agro industry related initiatives in the Oromia Region.

On the event investment opportunities and the status of Bulbula Integrated Agro-Industrial Park (Bulbula IAIP) were presented to EHPEA members and discussed on the way forward at length.

A consultative meeting held on False Codling Moth (FCM) in collaboration with EAA AND EHPEA

EHPEA, in partnership with the Ethiopian Agriculture Authority (EAA), convenes a consultative meeting to address the ongoing developments concerning the interception of the False Codling Moth (FCM). 

Following the publication of a scientific report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the EU Commission is implementing strict measures. Consequently, the EU Commission has decided to raise the inspection percentage for cut flowers exported from Ethiopia from 5% to 25%, effective May 1st, 2024.

All rose growers are directed to rigorously follow the FCM protocols, establish a crop protection strategy, enhance farm capacity, and implement a systemic approach, among other measures. EAA emphasizes that there will be rigorous controls both on-farm sites and at Bole International Airport.

EHPEA encourages all stakeholders to collaborate in the effort to control FCM, pledging that the relentless endeavor to enhance farm capacity and provide technical assistance for a comprehensive approach to FCM control and monitoring will persist.

workplace empowering training on Gender, SRHR and Hygiene protection delivered at Fura Institute

A workplace empowering training on Gender, SRHR and Hygiene protection delivered at Fura Institute in Yirgalem for commercial farms, unions, and avocado processing factories in the Sidama Region.

The training conducted by Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) gender intervention department in collaboration with its new branch in Hawassa which comprises two rounds of insightful training focused on sensitizing owners and top management personnel on key workplace gender-related issues, SRHR and hygiene interventions with its business case while the second round focused on Training of Trainers (TOT) for selected workers, supervisors, and gender focal persons from the participating organizations.

This initiative marks a significant step towards fostering gender equality and empowerment within the Horticultural and export sectors in the region.

Ethiopia exported 4500 tones of flowers using 50 freighter

Ethiopia exported 4500 tones of flowers using 50 freighter from January 22 to February 14, 2024, targeted for the valentine day to key locations in Europe such as Liege, Brussels, Amsterdam, and Germany, as well as markets in the UK, USA, Middle East and the Far East.

Ethiopia, known as a rose country in the horticulture industry is among the top 4 flower producer and exporting countries.

EHPEA LAUNCHED A BRANCH OFFICE IN HAWASSA City

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new branch office in Hawassa, colorfully launched today.
Since its establishment in 2002, the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) have been extending its services to its member farms engaged in the production and export of flowers, fruits, vegetables, herbs, and vegetable seeds.
With an aim to further strengthen its support to horticulture companies nationwide, EHPEA has initiated the operation of satellite office in Sidama regional state. These offices will extend essential services and assistance to the growing horticulture sector in the respective regions.
At the launching workshop, support need assessment report of Hawassa cluster presented and discussed on the way forward to segment the focus area for EHPEA service delivery.
EHPEA TVET center will also be actively delivering training and compliance services to farmes in the region, in areas of Good Agricultural Practice, Workers Welfare, Food Safety, Health and Safety, Environment Management, and Market Standards to its members and stakeholders within the value chain.
On the occasion responsible regional government offices, development partners and member farms were in attendance.

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

Email: info@ehpea.org

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