Our goal is to contribute to the Ethiopian Agribusiness industry sector where our trade show resides creating import export link, increasing tourism, providing additional tax revenues and bringing worldwide identity through a quality, safe and valuable Exhibitions.
As we have to secure a location fairly quickly in order to book participants and secure date we respectfully request a rapid dissension.
The Indian International Agriculture Consulting Group / IACG / to inter in Joint venture to Co – Organizer with the Ethiopian Trade Fair organizer Falcon Industrial Marketing to Host Agritech Ethiopia Exhibition and its concurrent Event VLPEx Africa (AGRO FARM) with the support of The Ethiopian EFDRE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resource. Both parties will go jointly to present the Growing Agricultural Trade Fair in Addis Ababa Ethiopia in the coming 2020. . . continue reading
Ethiopia is a landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. It is located in the Horn of Africa, bordering six (6) countries: Djibouti and Somalia to the East, Eritrea to the North and Northeast, Kenya to the South and Sudan and South Sudan to the West. With a population of 94 million (2013) growing at annual rate of 2.5% in 2014, Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa (Moller, 2016). . . continue reading
Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ethiopian economy, contributing 41.4% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), 83.9% of the total exports, and 80% of all employment in the country (Matousa, Todob, & Mojoc, 2013). Put in perspective, Ethiopia’s key agricultural sector has grown at an annual rate of about 10% over the past decade; much faster than population growth. Other important sectors are service and industrial sectors contributing 43% and 15.6% respectively (The World Factbook, 2016). . . continue reading
Ethiopia has about 51.3 million hectares of arable land. However, just over 20% is currently cultivated, mainly by the smallholders. Over 50% of all smallholder farmers operate on one (1) hectare or less. Smallholder producers, which are about 12 million households, account for about 95% of agricultural GDP. Agricultural production is mainly subsistence, and a large portion of the country’s commodity exports is provided by the small agricultural cash-crop sector.
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