2nd largest sesame exporter in the world Exports more than 200,000 per year


Birthplace of arabica coffee Nearly 200,000 tons exported per year


Tef a unique cereal indigenous to Ethiopia and famous for its high nutrition content and very small grain size.   It is gluten free, high in iron, fiber, protein and calcium content.


5th largest chickpea producer in the world Produces more than 400,000 tons per year


9th largest honey producer in the world Produces nearly 54,000 tons per year

Live Stock & Meat

104 MILLION head of cattle,sheep,goats & camels The largest livestock herds in Africa

Taste of origins

Taste of Origins is a platform managed by Government of Ethiopia under close supervision and support of Ministry of Trade and Agricultural Transformation Agency, private sector exporters and cooperatives to promote finest of Ethiopia’s agricultural products globally.



 Ethiopia’s location in the Horn of Africa, with proximity to the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, puts the country in a strategic position for international trade and gives it considerable geopolitical importance. It is the second most populous country in Africa with over 100 million people and the tenth biggest with an area of 1,104,300 km2.


Ethiopian Agriculture

 Agriculture is the foundation of Ethiopia’s economy, accounting for 41% of the nation’s GDP, 83.9% of exports, and 81% of employment. The sector remains the main driver of Ethiopia’s rapid economic growth and development and is projected to maintain a growth rate of 8% per annum over the coming years. This trajectory is supported by modernization in the food crop, livestock, horticulture, industrial and export commodity sub sectors. 


Ethiopia Promotes Export Commodities at Major International Trade Shows through ATA and MoT Facilitation

The Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and Ministry of Trade (MoT) have effectively facilitated Ethiopia’s participation in two prominent international trade shows for food and agriculture products in February 2018. Biofach, held in Nuremberg, Germany, from...

Ethiopia is Beautiful

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The Agricultural Transformation Agency is an initiative of the Federal Government of Ethiopia Off Meskal Flower Road, across from Commercial Graduates Association