Stakeholders who played a significant role through transporting soil fertilizers have got recognition today.
Opening the recognition ceremony at Sky Light Hotel, the Minister of Agriculture Oumer Hussien remarked that soil fertilizer is a key factor of increasing crop products of small scale farm holders.
Oumer pointed out that though hard currency, corona virus, Russia-Ukraine war—challenged the world in increasing the high price of soil fertilizers, the nation has addressed enough fertilizers integrating with different institutions and stakeholders.
On the occasion, the Minister delivered special recognition for lorry drivers, Ministry of Transport and Logistics (MTL), Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise, National Bank of Ethiopia, and other stakeholders who have remarkable contributions in transporting soil fertilizers.
On the other hand, Roba Megerssa, CEO of Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise on his part said the enterprise has a lion share by transporting soil fertilizers utilizing both sea and land transporting.
Roba stated that 1.3 mln ton of soil fertilizers was transported to in 2014 Ethiopian fiscal year.
Mengistu Tesfa, CEO of Agricultural Inputs Supplying in Ministry of Agriculture said enough fertilizers was supplied that 13 mln quintal soil fertilizer was distributed to the farmers in last fiscal year.