Green Trade Initiative
Export Development Authority (EDA) has launched The Green Trade Initiative(GTI) from the Export Business Hub in 6th of October City, with the aim of enhancing the performance of export oriented Egyptian horticulture value chains with a focus on inclusiveness as sustainability.
It works on the strategic development of the Egyptian agriculture sector to increase exports from Egypt to European markets.
GTI focuses on eight horticulture products, namely: Tomato, Artichoke, Grapes, Lettuce, Bell-pepper, Strawberry, Green bean and Pomegranate.
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What We Do
Production & Quality
Building the capacities of national institutions involved in quality control and compliance assurance for agricultural exports
Enhancing the quality of production for 8 crops
Promoting the correct and reasonable use of pesticides
Supporting value added production
Stimulating research, development, innovation, and technology transfer.
Raising the awareness of logistics operators on export considerations for perishable goods
Enhancing logistics operations from pack-house to port
Proposing and promoting best sea transport solutions between Egypt and Italy for perishable products.
Access to Finance
Promoting investment opportunities in the agribusiness sector
Facilitating access to financial facilities for Egyptian small and medium sized producers and exporters
Access to Market
Integrating small and medium sized producers into the export value chains
Trade capacity building programs
Organizing trade missions, exhibitions, matchmaking events and business-to-business meetings
Consolidating relationships and networks with national and international organizations for trade promotion
Promoting post-harvest technology transfer and equipment innovation