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.
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
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