The Annual Open Field Days in Ethiopia 2015

The Annual Open Field Days were Held in Ethiopia, with Collaboration between Hazera and Green Life Trading PLC – Hazera’s Local Agent

The Hazera Annual Open Field Days were held in 3 regions of Ethiopia. Participants and special guests from Hazera in the field days included: CEO of Hazera, Mr. Rami Dar, Head of the Seed Production Department, Mr. Amit Einav, and Commercial Business Unit Manager – Middle East & Africa, Mr. Jawadat Badawieh, as well as a group of distributors and agronomist from Tanzania, Kenya and Sudan that attended the Open Field Days event, 15-20 of May 2015, organized by Hazera and Green Life Trading. Continue reading

Hazera participated at AFSTA congress in Zimbabwe

This year the AFSTA (African Seeds Trading Association) Congress was held at the Elephant Hill Hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe over the first week of March, 2015.

More than 320 delegates from 49 countries, both from Africa and from all corners of the globe, participated in the AFSTA congress.

Among the participants were leading international as well as African seed companies. In addition, the AFSTA congress also hosted sessions with lectures by representatives of ISTA – International Seed Testing Association, UPOV – Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, the OECD – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Continue reading

Open field day at Ethiopia 2015

Our big Open Field Day was held on January 31 2015, aimed at offering an “on the ground” demonstration of the potential of Hazera’s hybrid vegetable seeds.

The site of the Field Day was located 525 km to the east of the capital Addis Ababa, and 10 Km from the Diredawa Administration Shenili Zone Agropeace Farm. The event was organized in collaboration with Greenlife Trading PLC, Dire Farmers Union and the Diredawa Administration Agriculture Bureau.

The event was attended by more than two hundred participants, ranging from farmers, agricultural professionals, extension workers, investors, media professionals, NGOs, University staff members – from the Dire Dawa Administration, Harare Region, Somalia region and East Harereghe Oromia region. Continue reading

Son of the Kenyan President on an Agricultural Visit to Israel

Jomo Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s current President and grandson of Jomo Kenyatta – Kanya’s legendary leader, arrived in Israel last week for a visit aimed at expanding his knowledge and studying agriculture in Israel. Kenyatta Junior, who is a successful farmer and considered one of the leaders in this field in Kenya, visited the greenhouses and laboratories of Hazera company in order to learn close up about different growing methods and how to improve agricultural produce. Continue reading

Hazera PLC Open Field Event in Ethiopia

Hazera  & Greenlife Trading PLC’s Open Field Event in Ethiopia, held from 21 to 25 of May 2014 at the Koka Ethiovegfru Farm, was attended by more than 200 farmers, agricultural professionals, extension workers, media representatives & NGOs from various regions, including Afar, Somalia, Oromia, Amehara and Dire Dawa Administration. Also attending the event, that was held for the 5th year in a row, and is now an annual tradition, were groups of distributors and agronomists from Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan and Zimbabwe participated. Continue reading