The Problems and Opportunities of the Ethiopian. Flower Industry (A Case of Four Selected Companies)

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This project tries to analyze the problems and opportunities that the Ethiopian floriculture industry encounters by taking the case of four selected companies. In order to collect data both primary and secondary data col1ection tools are used. The primary data collection methods are questionnaire and interview and the secondary data methods are the Internet, Different books, various related documents journals and newspapers. The paper identified that the major challenges for the Ethiopian floriculture identified that which includes HIV / AIDS concerns, the Labor and Environmental issues and the increasing price of inputs. The opportunity for the industry includes high Level of support by the government, suitable climatic and natural resources and abundant and cheap labor resource. Final1y the paper recommends the immediate implementation of the code of ethics and improvement in the market information system among others.



The Problems and Opportunities of the Ethiopian