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Farmers’ Forest Day and Biodiversity

Farmers’ Forest Day and Biodiversity

On Sunday November 26 Farmer Forest Day was celebrated at the Worja Kamo Hill. In this project we focus on reforestation and restoration of degraded lands together with IDH, VOCDA and the local community. Close to one million trees have…

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Afriflora Sher and Van Dijk Flora/ Dutch Flower Foundation join forces and start School Milk Project in Ethiopia

Afriflora Sher and Van Dijk Flora/ Dutch Flower Foundation join forces and start School Milk Project in Ethiopia

We recently started a special project in Ethiopia together with Van Dijk Flora and Dutch Flower Foundation. This school year, 1350 students at Sher schools aged 4 to 6 will receive a portion of probiotic yogurt full of healthy nutrients…

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New anesthesia machine for Sher Hospital

New anesthesia machine for Sher Hospital

In our efforts to upgrade the services of the Sher Hospital in Batu / Ziway we have recently invested in a new anesthesia machine. According to Worke Aboy, anesthetist, the machine is a real asset to the hospital because is…

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Sher Fairtrade Premium Committee hands over 16 new apartments

Sher Fairtrade Premium Committee hands over 16 new apartments

Late September we had the honor to witness the handing over of 16 newly constructed apartments to impoverished people in Batu/Ziway town. The project involved the demolition of old, dilapidated housing structures and their replacement with decent stone houses. About…

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IRBC Floriculture agreement

IRBC Floriculture agreement

In 2019, public and private parties joined forces through the IRBC agreement to work on a more sustainable floriculture sector. On 22 September, we shared the lessons learnt and looked at the future. Curious about the results and recommendations? irbcfloriculture.com…

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World Cleanup Day 2022

World Cleanup Day 2022

Today, people around the world unite and join forces to clean up litter and waste from the environment. We actively contributed by cleaning the surrounding environments of our farms in Adami Tulu and Koka. And 2 weeks ago the areas…

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Ethiopian delegation visiting Aalsmeer facilities

Ethiopian delegation visiting Aalsmeer facilities

This morning we had the privilege to host an Ethiopian delegation at our logistics center in Aalsmeer. Dr Sofiya Kassa, State Minister for Agricultural Investment Sector, Mr. Mekonnen Solomon, Director of Horticulture Investment and Nega Mequanint, Board Chairman of EHPEA…

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New borehole for Sher Elementary School

New borehole for Sher Elementary School

Last month a new borehole was drilled at our elementary school in Ziway. At 72 meters deep water was struck. Thanks to Christian Service International, who offered to do the drilling, we no longer need to use potable water to…

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