Delegations from 4 African Countries in Ethiopia for Study Tour

A total of 14 delegations comprising ministers and officials from Zambia, Niger, Tanzania and Cote d’Ivoire arrived in Addis Ababa to conduct a study tour in Ethiopia.

The delegation was warmly welcomed at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport by senior government officials.

The tour is organized to exchange the encouraging experiences of Ethiopia in transforming agriculture, particularly wheat, avocado, and coffee developments in Ethiopia.

During its four day tour in Ethioipia, the delegation is expected to visit various agricultural development activities in Oromia region.

Advisor to Oromia Chief Administrator Yared Teshome told ENA that African countries can learn from Ethiopia’s experiences in ensuring food security.

Yared revealed that the region has been working on 37 different initiatives. Of those, the delegated will visit the wheat, avocado and coffee initiatives.

“We do have a lot of best practices and now our African brothers are coming here to share our experiences. This is a basic thing for our strategic objective that African problems should be solved by sons and daughters of Africa,” he stressed.

The success in wheat production is more exemplary to our African brothers; and avocado, the new initiative, is the other successful endeavor being realized in the regional state, he elaborated.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency