Ethiopia prepares 50,000 hct of land for horticulture dev’t

Published: 20 Jan 2014
Ethiopia has readied 50,000 hectares of land to be leased for horticulture development, according to the Ethiopian Horticulture Producers Exporters Association (EHPEA).  Despite its huge potential for the development of horticulture, the size of land developed with flower, vegetables, and fruit until 2011/2012 is 12,552 hectares.  However, during the past five or six years, the industry has been growing significantly. Currently, over 120 companies are engaged in the cultivation of horticulture products…
http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/23066#sthash.QchU1NnN.dpuf
Ethiopian Flower Export | 20 Janaury 2014

The Ethiopian government has identified five corridors consisting of 50,000 hectares of land for horticulture companies.

 

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