Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association
Welcome and thank you for giving us your time to visit our website. My name is Zelalem Messele. I am chairman of the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA). I am a farmer engaged in flower production for export and local market.
EHPEA was established in 2002 by five companion growers to address mutual issues in the horticulture production and marketing strive.
At present, members of the association have grown in number and become diversified. Accordingly, active members of EHPEA has reached more seventy four and constituted of different nationalities in such in few years.
Equally, EHPEA members are proud of the prominent reputations that EHPEA has scored in promoting of the Ethiopian horticulture production and marketing at national and international venues.
However to sustain our progresses and stay competitive in the internationally, what we learned is getting on track of the characteristically changing horticulture production and marketing phenomenon globally.
Hence, with this purpose and further, we have hosted this website to interact with all stakeholders in a way of getting their views, experiences, comments, knowledge, learning to build-on as well as sharing our experiences, information, progresses, etc to update you on our status.
Dear visitor, may I invite you to have a look around the EHPEA website and Please, if need be, never hesitate to get us your reaction or feedback through email, postage, fax or phone calls. I’m also keen to hear of other issues that you think the association should be looking into.
I thank you very much on behalf the EHPEA constituency!
First Ladies and President Hassan Al Beshir
Visit EHPEA’s AU 50th anniversary exhibition
ADDIS ABABA- The three day (May 25 – 27, 2013) horticulture sector exhibition which was organized for Africa Union’s (AU) 50th anniversary by Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) was visited by First ladies of African governments and the Sudanese President Hassan Al Beshir.
Ethiopia’s First Lady W/ro Roman was among the First Ladies who visited EHPEA’s booth. Apart from the First ladies and the Sudanese President, the EHPEA exhibition compartment was visited by diplomats, experts, artists, AU perssonel among others.
Various types of floriculture, fruits, vegetables and herbs were displayed and represented the horticulture sector.
The coordinator of the sectoral exhibition Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA) President, Mulu Solomon also appraised the preparation and visited the booths.
Among the EHPEA member companies, Jittu Horticulture PLC, Flowerama PLC, ET Highland Flora PLC., Gallica Flowers PLC. and Ethio Agri CEFT were the companies who displayed their products.