As part of the development areas in Ethiopia, on March 17th-18th, Hazera organized field days in Bahar Dar – Northeastern Ethiopia (Kolata area), and in Koga. About 120 visitors, farmers and members of the local Agriculture Ministry attended each day to see our range of tomato, onion and cabbage varieties for open field.
Hazera sees Africa as a growth market with great potential. This understanding led to an important visit to Tanzania, with the goal of learning and acquiring a better grasp of the needs of the local market, its development, and Hazera’s collaboration with its local distributor – Balton Tanzania. Continue reading
This year the AFSTA (African Seeds Trading Association) congress was held in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb.28th – Mar.2nd, with 300 delegates from 41 countries (both from Africa and worldwide) attending this annual event. The congress, whose participants included international and African seeds companies, also hosted meetings of the ISTA, UPOV, OECD associations. Continue reading
About 25 entrepreneurs from around Africa: Cameroon, Tanzania, Chad, Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Kenya and Madagascar, who came to learn from the Israeli expertise and knowledge in agriculture, visited Hazera today. The visitors met with our Commercial Director in Africa, Mr.Jawdat Badawieh, who showcased hazera knowledge and achievement in Africa. Continue reading
Yesterday, 11 board members of PASS Tanzania came visit Hazera Israel to learn from the Israeli expertise and knowledge in agriculture from our Commercial Director in Africa, Mr.Jawdat Badawieh, who talked about Hazera activity in Africa, the growth efforts and the importance of this strategic market for Hazera. Continue reading
Hazera’s varieties in Africa – Angola
Indeterminate tomato – Lamia, Mini watermelon – Polimore, red pepper – Elinor and Galia type melon – Ra’anan.
This time, we focus on the development and training of farmers in Sierra Leone in west Africa, where we held 3 training courses in 3 different locations. We demonstrated the added value that hybrid vegetable seeds could bring to the farmers and market in Sierra Leone.
The training sessions covered subjects such as nursery preparation and principles in growing vegetables in hot and humid climates.
During an onion open day in Ethiopia last week, the Russet onion was successfully exhibited in two new areas: Upper Awash and Koka. This was in addition to Sivan onions, which have already attained a distinguished position in the Keresa region. Continue reading
A small group of Agricultual entrepreneurs and scientists from Africa (Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria and Zimbabwe) led by EMRC Belgium is interested in developing partnership with Hazera to boost the seeds industry in their countries. Continue reading