Archive | October, 2014


Increased fertiliser application in Mirab Armachiho

SBN Support Programme contributes for increased fertiliser application in producing sesame in Mirab Armachiho woreda, North Gondar zone. In Mirab Armachiho, in the 2014 cropping season, 90,000 hectares of land was used to cultivate sesame, 34,300 hectares was dedicated to sorghum and 1,175 to other types of crops. Before this production season, the Woreda Office […]

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Sesame farmers field days held in northwest Ethiopia

More than 700 people attended the sesame field days held from October 7-9 at Tach Armachiho, West Armachiho, Tegede, Tsegede and Kafta Humera woredas. The field days were organised to demonstrate the effectiveness of the recommended best sesame production technologies and practices to farmers and higher officials. In addition, the crop rotation trials, which have […]

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Sesame marketing research in progress

Cooperative for Change (C4C), Agriterra and SBN Support Programme are conducting a research on marketing chains of sesame in northwest Ethiopia. The study is led by Girar Development Consult PLC. The main objective of the study is to gain clearer understanding of the sesame marketing, transaction risks and structural arrangements with special emphasis on farmers, […]

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By Sesame Business Network, Gondar-Ethiopia