Sesame

2nd largest sesame exporter in the world. Exports more than 200,000 MT/ year

Coffee

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

Tef

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.

Chickpea

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

Honey

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

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.

Featured News

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...

Ethiopian Business Delegation Composed of Sesame Exporters Visited Israel

An Ethiopian business delegation composed of sesame exporters held a trade mission to Israel from 08 - 11 May 2018. The delegates have attended an Agritech Exhibition and visited a famous food processing plant which process Sesame to various kinds of products such as...

Ethiopian delegation to take part in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai

In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018. As promised the Chinese government make this...

Invest in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s GDP has grown at an impressive aver age rate of 10% since 201 0 to become the fastest growing economy in the world in 2017. With the International Monetary Fund and the African Development Bank forecasting continued growth of 7% per annum,Ethiopia is sure to be among t he world’s growth leaders in the medium term. Coupled with a low crime rate, strong public institutions, and long-term  stability,this makes Ethiopia an ideal place to invest.

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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

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