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ENTAG in collaboration with AgriProFocus is launching a book on contract farming on April 19th, 2017 at the Golden Tulip Hotel from 2 PM – 5 PM. The book is the outcome of a collaboration between various organizations and agricultural programs including AgriProFocus, Agriterra, C4C, ENTAG, Fair & Sustainable Ethiopia, LANDac, SNV, and CIHEAM Bari (SupHort).

Hence, you are cordially invited to attend the launch for the book entitled ‘Contract Farming in Ethiopia – the Concept and the Practice’. The event encompasses a Book Launch and a Panel Discussion, then finally a cocktail which will serve as a networking opportunity. Please confirm your attendance on:

The panel discussion will be on:

  • What is contract farming and how can it be understood in the Ethiopian context? (Concept)
  • What is the current practice of contract farming in Ethiopia? (Lessons Learned)
  • To what extent is contract farming instrumental in furthering the goals of the Ethiopian Government in agricultural development? (Policy)

Our panelists are:

  • Gerrit Holtland, SNV Horti-LIFE, Program Director
  • Tarekegn Garomsa, Heineken Brewery, Local Sourcing Manager
  • Ayele Gebreamlak, ATA, Commercial and Contract Farming Program Director
  • Gertjan Becx, ENTAG, Program Manager


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