Reform activities in FRI-EL Ethiopia

New farm land development and facility improvement were sought as part of the overall expansion and rehabilitation plan of FRI-EL Ethiopia Farming and Processing. We believe this will boost productivity and show the company’s commitment toward mutual benefit with the employees by creating better working environment and its development partnership with the government by increasing its productivity and production. FRI-EL … Read More

Continues improvement at FRI-EL


New farm land preparation and facility improvement were sought as part of the overall expansion plan of FRI-EL Ethiopia Farming and Processing. We believe the facility improvement underway boost productivity and show the company’s commitment toward better working environment.                     

Transforming African Agriculture Through Mechanization


Africa’s population expected to double by 2050, the continent must ditch the hoe in favor of modern technology, which will complete the same tasks far more efficiently. A transformation from small-scale subsistence farms to mechanized, more commercially viable farms is essential. Currently, mechanization levels on farms across Africa are very low, with the number of tractors in sub-Saharan Africa ranging … Read More



Cotton production has been a central component of rural and urban Ethiopian life for centuries. The traditional clothing has always been made of locally cultivated cotton spun on drop spindles by women, and woven on hand looms by men. Most rural women and men living in areas where cotton grows have the skills to process the fiber themselves. Cotton is … Read More

Increased Cotton Consumption


Cotton is one of agricultural products where production and consumption is more or less global in extent. Cotton is growing including Ethiopia, in more than 70 countries, where many developed and developing countries depend on import of lint for their spinning/textile industry. The major cotton producers are located in the developed world, where USA is by far the largest producer, … Read More

Cotton production sector: worth Government support


Cotton lint is the most important vegetable fiber in the world to day and is woven into fabrics, either alone or combined with other fibers. The invention of the saw gin and the development of the factory system, together with the ease of production and adaptability to machine manufacture, caused a rapid expansion in the use of cotton. In our … Read More

How agricultural investment helps Ethiopia?


There is a need of sustainable agriculture in Ethiopia because the sustainability of agriculture affects other needs such as food security and water. Ethiopia has promoted agricultural investment for over two decades now the government has showed a commitment towards enhancing agricultural productivity through attracting investment on agriculture on both local and foreign stockholders. Agricultural sector can help Ethiopia and … Read More

Food Security Support


In support of food security at district level, Fri-el Ethiopia Farming and Processing PLC in the month of September 2018 has planted maize crop in 51 hectares of land in it’s own command area. After harvest has been completed, the crop is given to local community living around Omorate farm. Cost of production from planting up to harvesting is fully … Read More