Teaming up to exploit trade and tourism upshots from the upcoming Dubai trade fair, the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), seek to secure USD 63 million worth of trade deals.
The Second National ATVET (Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education Training) conference entitled - Sustainability for Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation – took place in the Adama, Oromia Regional State this week, including those from Dalhousie University – Canada’s premier agricultural university involved in various agricultural projects within Ethiopia.
GIZ, the Ministry of Agriculture of Ethiopia and Iceaddis, an innovation hub and a startup incubator,have teamed up to honor eight businesses who have provided innovative solutions to the agriculture challenges of the nation.
Grappling with vicious cycles of drought and low productivity, the African Agricultural sector is about to see new initiatives that will propel innovation and technology oriented farming practices in which the African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a USD 50 billion in financing.
Expected to host thousands of visitors for the fourth year; the African Livestock Exhibition and Congress opened its premier event in the presence of government officials, diplomats and exhibitors from 13 countries on Thursday at the Millennium Hall.
The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation is waiting on the government’s approval on a multimillion dollar fertilizer bid, The Reporter has learnt. The procuring entity sent a letter to Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource for the approval before it proceeds to the next steps.
Following the merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont last year, Corteva Agri-science, a newly formed agricultural division of DowDupont has expressed its plans to consider supplying sunflower, sorghum and soybeans in addition to the long-existing hybrid maize seed business in Ethiopia.