Agriculture Article

  • Ethiopia's vast land, favorable climate, and water and land resources combine to make it an incredible hub for investment. Located in the horn of Africa, Ethiopia is at the crossroads between Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Within easy reach of the Horn’s major ports, Ethiopia is close to its traditional markets for export products – the Middle East and Europe. This geographical proximity provides major exporters in the world unparalleled access to the Ethiopian floricultural market.
  • Sugarcane, horticulture, floriculture, forestry (including rubber tree plantation, fiber crops: (cotton, jute) animal husbandry, etc.
  • The total land area coverage is about 111.5 million ha, of which 74.3 million ha is suitable for agriculture.
  • Eighteen major agro-ecological zones have been identified in the country, and over 3 million ha land has been made available for investment. Ethiopia offers one of the largest and most diverse agricultural investment opportunities on the continent.