Archive | December, 2015


Documentary- Supporting the Sesame Sector in Northwest Ethiopia

Dear visitors of the SBN Ethiopia website, We are glad to share with you a  documentary entitled with Supporting the Sesame Sector in Northwest Ethiopia. The documentary was produced in collaboration with film makers from Ethiopia and The Netherlands. It mainly depicts the major results of the first phase of the Support Programme (2013-2015). It specifically […]

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Sesame stakeholders’ national meeting held

The Sesame Business Network (SBN) stakeholders’ national meeting was successfully held on Thursday, the 17th of December 2015 at Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa. The meeting was held with the expression “Sesame: a strategic sector for the country: looking back at the first phase (2013-2015) and way forward for the second phase (2016-2019) of the SBN […]

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BENEFIT launch

Bilateral Ethiopian Netherlands Effort for Food, Income and Trade partnership in Ethiopia (BENEFIT) launch event was organised on Wednesday the 16th of December 2015 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the launching event, His Excellency Wondirad Mandefro, Ethiopian State Minister of Agriculture; Mr. Martin Koper, Deputy Head of Mission and Head of development Cooperation, Netherlands Embassy […]

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The third Tigray region SBN workshop held

The third Tigray region Sesame Business Network (SBN) annual workshop was held in Humera on the 5th of December 2015.   About 110 participants drawn from the 20 Sesame Business Clusters (SBCs), farmers’ cooperative unions and government organisations participated in the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to provide a platform to review the implementation […]

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Amhara region SBN annual workshop held

The third Amhara region Sesame Business Network (SBN) stakeholders’ annual workshop was held on Saturday the 28th of November 2015 at Bahir Dar. The regional workshop was held with the objective of reviewing implementation and results of sesame business cluster activities, with emphasis on roll-out of ‘20 Steps’ in 2015. It was also aimed at […]

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By Sesame Business Network, Gondar-Ethiopia