Tomato SHANTY F1 – Côte d’Ivoire

Well done! goes to our friends at “Senin Group”, our representors at Ivory Coast, for the work done with local growers and successful results with Tomato SHANTY F1. This hybrid produce big size, high quality firm fruits, supported by good plant frame. For more Hazera products, please contact the team. See you at the fields!

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SHANTY IMPROVED F1

Successful training at Demo-day for local growers of Tomato SHANTY IMPROVED F1, was conducted by Amiran last week at Narok. This well-known variety is adapted to tough growing conditions, have strong plant frame and BIG size fruits, which bring high yield potential. Additional advantages are TYLCV, TSWV and Pst resistances. For SHANTY IMPROVED F1 and other Hazera products, please contact our distributor Amiran Kenya. See you at the fields!

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Cabbage CHAKA F1

Cabbage CHAKA F1 is a real rising star in our portfolio! With great performances, this variety produce well-covered, round and well filled heads. It has high yield due it’s big heavy heads and excellent internal quality. Added values of the CHAKA F1 are resistances to Black Rot, Downey Mildew and Fusarium. It is easy to grow and has impressive field holding. Check the CHAKA F1 at GAL Seeds, our distributor in Kenya.

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A Big Thanks to Our Onion and Tomato Growers!

A big thanks goes to all the Onion and Tomato growers who shared with us their positive experience and feedbacks on our products. Onion Varieties QUARTZ F1, GUADALUPE F1, RED KING F1 and tomato SHANTY IMPROVED F1 are at its peaks! Well done, great work! For more details, please contact Terragrisen Senegal. See you at the fields.

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Cabbage LANDINI F1

When it comes to basic, Cabbage LANDINI F1 is a stable variety you can count on. Big-size, round shaped green heads and good internal density are just some of its advantages. This variety have High yielding potential with good standing ability, which provides the grower flexibility at picking. Cabbage LANDINI F1 is also available at Ethiopia – check it with our distributor GREENLIFE.

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Onion RUSSET F1

Onion RUSSET F1 is clearly one of the leaders in our Africa’s Onion portfolio. Those great pics of High Yield, great Quality and Uniform Harvest been sent to us from beautiful Tanzania. Please contact our distributor, Balton Tanzania, for more Hazera products, including Tomatoes GALILEA F1 and GALILEA IMPROVED F1.

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Open Days at Roshanara, Ethiopia!

Last week Hazera and GREENLIFE conducted Open-Days at Roshanara farm, near Addis Ababa. More than 130 growers visited the event and impressed from our well-familiar SHANTY, GALILEA, RUSSET and LANDINI varieties, next to new exciting developments. Many thanks to the GREENLIFE team, our partners and Official Distributers in Ethiopia for this successful event. Well-done, See you all again next year! Continue reading “Open Days at Roshanara, Ethiopia!”

Hazera Participates in the 2020 AFSTA Congress

This year the AFSTA Congress (African Seeds Trading Association) held in Livingstone, Zambia, from the 2nd to the 5th of March, and attended by hundreds of delegates from numerous countries (both from Africa and worldwide). Hazera was
proud to once again participated in this Congress, as an exhibitor and member of AFSTA, alongside leading seeds companies, both international and African.

Hazera’s lovely booth will showcase our products which are particularly suitable for the African market. Our team will be headed by Jawdat Badawieh – Hazera’s Africa Commercial Director as well as Joram Wambugu – Africa Sales & PD Manager. Our
presence at this important annual Congress is a key component of our strategy to continue Hazera’s development and growth in East Africa, and advance activities and operations in West Africa.

The Congress is also an excellent opportunity to learn more about the markets, their needs and new consumer trends, as well as a great opportunity to welcome many local African visitors, including companies, dealers and farmers and to reinforce our
relations with them, and network with the local growers, customers and NGOs.

Great Success for Hazera at this Year’s AFSTA Congress 2019

This year the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) congress was held in Mombasa Kenya from March 4 to 7, where it was attended by hundreds of delegates from dozens of countries (both from Africa and worldwide). Hazera was proud to take part in the Congress, alongside leading international and African seeds companies, as an exhibitor and members of AFSTA.

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Open field days in Kenya

As part of Hazera’s ongoing commitment, we are continuing to share our knowledge throughout the world – and this time with growers in Kenya. We held two open field days in Kenya last week, in collaboration with Amiran K Ltd. One field day focused on Russet onions, while the other day highlighted Shanty Improved tomatoes.

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Greenlife and Hazera together held the Annual Open Day at Koka – Ethiopia, from May 31 to Jun 2nd

The first two days were organized for international visitors who came all the way from Angola, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda and Israel (including the Hazera’s CEO, Rami Dar).

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Hazera PLC Open Field Event in Ethiopia

Hazera & Greenlife Trading PLC’s Open Field Event in Ethiopia, held from 21 to 25 of May 2014 at the Koka Ethiovegfru Farm, was attended by more than 200 farmers, agricultural professionals, extension workers, media representatives & NGOs from various regions, including Afar, Somalia, Oromia, Amehara and Dire Dawa Administration. Also attending the event, that was held for the 5th year in a row, and is now an annual tradition, were groups of distributors and agronomists from Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan and Zimbabwe participated. Continue reading “Hazera PLC Open Field Event in Ethiopia”

Hazera supports “Fair Planet” in Ethiopia

As part of Hazera’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and contribution to the community,

in the broadest sense of the term, the company provides support to a social startup called “Fair Planet”,

led by Dr. Shoshan Haran – a former Hazera employee, alongside with Alon Haberfeld, who also has a

valued history at Hazera. Continue reading “Hazera supports “Fair Planet” in Ethiopia”

Our partner in Ethiopia participated in the women 1st great run

Our partner in Ethiopia participated in the women 1st great run, with branded T- shirts of Hazera varieties: Sivan onion, Shanty tomato, Serenade pepper, Polimore watermelon. 12,000 women participated under the motto: Violence – Free life: It’s my right! Well done! Continue reading “Our partner in Ethiopia participated in the women 1st great run”

The Annual Open Field Days in Ethiopia 2015

The Annual Open Field Days were Held in Ethiopia, with Collaboration between Hazera and Green Life Trading PLC – Hazera’s Local Agent

The Hazera Annual Open Field Days were held in 3 regions of Ethiopia. Participants and special guests from Hazera in the field days included: CEO of Hazera, Mr. Rami Dar, Head of the Seed Production Department, Mr. Amit Einav, and Commercial Business Unit Manager – Middle East & Africa, Mr. Jawadat Badawieh, as well as a group of distributors and agronomist from Tanzania, Kenya and Sudan that attended the Open Field Days event, 15-20 of May 2015, organized by Hazera and Green Life Trading. Continue reading “The Annual Open Field Days in Ethiopia 2015”

Hazera participated at AFSTA congress in Zimbabwe

This year the AFSTA (African Seeds Trading Association) Congress was held at the Elephant Hill Hotel in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe over the first week of March, 2015.

More than 320 delegates from 49 countries, both from Africa and from all corners of the globe, participated in the AFSTA congress.

Among the participants were leading international as well as African seed companies. In addition, the AFSTA congress also hosted sessions with lectures by representatives of ISTA – International Seed Testing Association, UPOV – Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, the OECD – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Continue reading “Hazera participated at AFSTA congress in Zimbabwe”

Son of the Kenyan President on an Agricultural Visit to Israel

Jomo Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s current President and grandson of Jomo Kenyatta – Kanya’s legendary leader, arrived in Israel last week for a visit aimed at expanding his knowledge and studying agriculture in Israel. Kenyatta Junior, who is a successful farmer and considered one of the leaders in this field in Kenya, visited the greenhouses and laboratories of Hazera company in order to learn close up about different growing methods and how to improve agricultural produce. Continue reading “Son of the Kenyan President on an Agricultural Visit to Israel”

Open field day at Ethiopia 2015

Our big Open Field Day was held on January 31 2015, aimed at offering an “on the ground” demonstration of the potential of Hazera’s hybrid vegetable seeds.

The site of the Field Day was located 525 km to the east of the capital Addis Ababa, and 10 Km from the Diredawa Administration Shenili Zone Agropeace Farm. The event was organized in collaboration with Greenlife Trading PLC, Dire Farmers Union and the Diredawa Administration Agriculture Bureau.

The event was attended by more than two hundred participants, ranging from farmers, agricultural professionals, extension workers, investors, media professionals, NGOs, University staff members – from the Dire Dawa Administration, Harare Region, Somalia region and East Harereghe Oromia region. Continue reading “Open field day at Ethiopia 2015”

AFSTA congress was a great success for us!

This year the AFSTA (African Seeds Trading Association) congress was held in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb.28th – Mar.2nd, with 300 delegates from 41 countries (both from Africa and worldwide) attending this annual event. The congress, whose participants included international and African seeds companies, also hosted meetings of the ISTA, UPOV, OECD associations. Continue reading “AFSTA congress was a great success for us!”

Our future in Africa: Tanzania – open field days with Hazera varieties: Shanty tomatoes, Neptune onions and more

Hazera sees Africa as a growth market with great potential. This understanding led to an important visit to Tanzania, with the goal of learning and acquiring a better grasp of the needs of the local market, its development, and Hazera’s collaboration with its local distributor – Balton Tanzania. Continue reading “Our future in Africa: Tanzania – open field days with Hazera varieties: Shanty tomatoes, Neptune onions and more”

A visit of Agricultural entrepreneurs and scientists from Africa

A small group of Agricultual entrepreneurs and scientists from Africa (Tanzania, South Africa, Nigeria and Zimbabwe) led by EMRC Belgium is interested in developing partnership with Hazera to boost the seeds industry in their countries. Continue reading “A visit of Agricultural entrepreneurs and scientists from Africa”

Hazera Open Field Days in Ethiopia

As part of the development areas in Ethiopia, on March 17th-18th, Hazera organized field days in Bahar Dar – Northeastern Ethiopia (Kolata area), and in Koga. About 120 visitors, farmers and members of the local Agriculture Ministry attended each day to see our range of tomato, onion and cabbage varieties for open field.

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African Entrepreneurs Visited Hazera

About 25 entrepreneurs from around Africa: Cameroon, Tanzania, Chad, Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Kenya and Madagascar, who came to learn from the Israeli expertise and knowledge in agriculture, visited Hazera today. The visitors met with our Commercial Director in Africa, Mr.Jawdat Badawieh, who showcased hazera knowledge and achievement in Africa. Continue reading “African Entrepreneurs Visited Hazera”

Agricultural Study Tour – PASS Tanzania

Yesterday, 11 board members of PASS Tanzania came visit Hazera Israel to learn from the Israeli expertise and knowledge in agriculture from our Commercial Director in Africa, Mr.Jawdat Badawieh, who talked about Hazera activity in Africa, the growth efforts and the importance of this strategic market for Hazera. Continue reading “Agricultural Study Tour – PASS Tanzania”

Hazera continues to develop vegetables in Africa

This time, we focus on the development and training of farmers in Sierra Leone in west Africa, where we held 3 training courses in 3 different locations. We demonstrated the added value that hybrid vegetable seeds could bring to the farmers and market in Sierra Leone.

The training sessions covered subjects such as nursery preparation and principles in growing vegetables in hot and humid climates.

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Hazera’s Official Training Video: Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV)

We are happy to present Hazera’s training video and sanitation guide for dealing with the new ToBRFV virus.

The purpose of this video is to assist growers and farmers to gain a better understanding of the ToBRFV virus, and to share some practical advice and active measures for eradicating the growth of this virus through the use of stringent hygiene and highly effective sanitation. Continue reading “Hazera’s Official Training Video: Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV)”