- Ethiopia attains wheat self-sufficiency , Production by 70%
In May 2021, 950 Agricultural Tractors 🚜 Made and Assembled by Kenya Agricultural Equipment Manufacturing and Assembly Company in Shashmene, Southern Ethiopia were distributed to farmers in Oromo , Ethiopia.
📌1,687 farm tractors and 80 harvesters were been assembled.
📌950 tractors presented, 172 were for youth organized by the association and the rest were for farmers.
Kenya ኬኛ is an AfaanOromoo word
It means “Ours”
Kenya tractor and combine harvestor assembling is an Oromian company.
Data from the Ethiopia Agriculture Ministry estimates that the country will harvest some 2.4 million tonnes compared to 1.42 tonnes the prior year.
This output is forecast to lower the country’s wheat deficit to just 400,000 tonnes in 2022 after an additional 600,000 hectares of land was put under wheat cultivation this year. In 2021, Ethiopia added 187,000 hectares to grow wheat.