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In the past decade, Ethiopia’s horticulture sector has seen rapid growth challenging Kenya’s role as leading horticulture exporter in the world.

0.25 bn The horticulture sector contributed 0.25 bn to Ethiopia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which amounted to $118.2 billion in 2013.

Source: CIA

150,000 More than 150,000 people have found work in the sector, either directly on farms or in other jobs of the value chain.

$250 EHPEA raised a membership fee of $250 a year in order to cover some of its costs. Other revenue streams for the association include call for proposals, trainings and the organisation of the fair HortiFlor Expo every two years.