Goals and Objectives

The following table clearly presents the overall goal and specific objectives of the SBN and Benefit-SBN:

Goal Competitive, sustainable and inclusive sesame sector development for farmers’ income improvement and spill-over effects
Pillar 1 Pillar 2 Pillar 3
Primary outcomes Production cost price reduction Product and market development Strengthened enabling environment for the Ethiopian sesame sector
Intermediary outcomes Yield and quality  improvement Post-harvest value creation Evidence-based information and sharing
Harvest, transport and storage loss reduction Improved market linkages and sales Stakeholder capacity development
Improved farmers’ access to input credit Improved access to marketing credit Enhanced stakeholder collaboration
Strategic sesame sector innovation



By Sesame Business Network, Gondar-Ethiopia