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 Ethiopia's Oilseeds average price trend from 2007-2015
 Volume in Tons and Value in '000 USD




 Ethiopia's Pulses Production Performance from 2005-2014



Ethiopia's Production performance of Oilseeds

Years Sesame Seed Niger Seed Ground Nut Lin Seed Sun flower Rape Seed
2008/09 216,741 190,752 46,887 156,079 6,581 38,664
2009/10 260,534 157,847 46,425 150,629 5,552 22,628
2010/11 327,741 144,847 71,607 115,794 5,230 19,046
2011/12 244,783 186,321 103,479 112,761 8,870 74,666
2012/13 197,130 212,416 124,419 122,064 13,279 73,110
2013/14 227,000 190,424 103,256 104,948 6,711 35,825

Ethiopia's Oilseeds Sowing and Harvesting Seasons

No. Type Location of Production Season of Production Remarks
1. Sesame Amhara(Estern shewa) ,Tigray and Oromia(western & estern harergea,arusi Sowing-June
Harvesting-Sep-October
Only Rain Farm, Amhara region have good production
2. Ground nut Oromia(West Arsi,Around Shashemnea ,Prts of Estern Shewa Alaba,Kenebata Sowing-March
Harvesting-May/June
Only Rain Farm, Amhara region have good production
3. Niger seed South Segn People Sowing-March/April
Harvesting-June
Only Rain Farm
4. Horse Been Arusi Bale & Northern Shewa Sowing-June/July
Harvesting-November/December
Only Rain Farm
5. Soya Been Benishangul, Metekel Zone, Around Assosa Sowing-June
Harvesting-December/January
Only Rain Farm
6. Mungbeen Amhara(Northern Shewa Robit) Sowing-Rain Base, March/April & Irrigation Harvesting- Irrigation 1558 & Bulg Rain 20957, Total 22515 Hectar Forcast 36773 Ton
7. Chickpea 57% of production Amhara & the rest is South, Tigray & Oromia rigions have actual production. (benishangul, Somali afar,hareri) are potential areas Sowing-half of August/September
Harvesting-November/January
Only Rain Farm 217624. 77 hectar coverage, take 14.63 per share from pulse.
8. Lupin Gojam Sowing-May
Harvesting-January
Only Rain Farm
9. Grass Pea Estern Gojam Sowing-August/September
Harvesting-November
Only Rain Farm

Ethiopia's Pulses Production Performance from 2005-2014

No. Product Type DRY PULSE PRODUCTION PERFORMANCE OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS
2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2012/13 2013/14
1. Faba Bean 512,797 576,156 688,667 695,984 610,845 697,798 714,796 706,205 706,205 991,700
2. Haricot beans 138,422 222,701 241,418 329,775 362,890 340,280 387,802 477,400 477,400 457,412
3. Chickpeas 210,585 253,871 286,820 312,080 284,640 322,839 400,208 184,176 184,176 423,815
4. Ground Pea 182,268 210,095 231,934 267,093 235,872 257,031 263,266 275,298 275,298 379,813
5. Lentils 576,033 81,049 94,103 94,773 123,777 80,952 128,009 103,371 103,371 159,121
6. Lupins 12,332 28,717 16,554 17,241 41,676 19,615 44,371 39,161 39,161 23,046
7. Soy beans 3,812 5,849 8,401 7,899 7,205 15,824 35,880 28,346 28,346 61,025
8. Others 153,429 200,184 214,842 239,785 231,142 218,855 341,869 187,928 187,928 362,949
  Grand Total 1,789,678 1,578,622 1,782,739 1,964,630 1,898,047 1,953,194 2,316,201 2,001,885 2,001,885 2,858,881

Ethiopia's Pulses Sowing and Harvesting Seasons

No. Type Location of Production Season of Production Remarks
1. White Pea Been Amhara(Estern shewa) Oromia(western & estern harergea,arusi Sowing-June
Harvesting-Sep-October
Only Rain Farm, Amhara region have good production
2. Red Pea Been Oromia(West Arsi,Around Shashemnea ,Prts of Estern Shewa Alaba,Kenebata Sowing-March
Harvesting-May/June
Only Rain Farm, Amhara region have good production
3. Pinto Been South Segn People, Sowing-March/April
Harvesting-June
Only Rain Farm
4. Horse Been Arusi Bale & Northern Shewa Sowing-June/July
Harvesting-November/December
Only Rain Farm
5. Soya Been Benishangul ,Metekel Zone,Around Assosa Sowing-June
Harvesting-December/January
Only Rain Farm
6. Mungbeen Amhara(Northern Shewa Robit Sowing-Rain Base March/April & Irrigation, Harvesting- Irrigation 1558 & Bulg Rain 20957, Total 22515 Hectar Forcast 36773 Ton
7. Chickpea 57%of production Amhara &the rest is South, Tigray& Oromia regions have actual production. (benishangul, Somali afar,hareri) are potential areas Sowing-half of August/September
Harvesting-November/January
Only Rain Farm, 217624.77 hectar coverage, take 14.63 per share from pulse.
8. Lupin Gojam Sowing-May
Harvesting-January
Only Rain Farm
9. Grass Pea Estern Gojam Sowing-August/September
Harvesting-November
Only Rain Farm



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