North Gondar zone Trade, Industry and Market Development in collaboration with Apposit LLC and Benefit-SBN organised training on ‘sesame spot market price information collection and dissemination’ for 16 individuals drawn from five woredas of North Gondar zone from the 13th and 14th of December 2016.
Trainees will get back to their respective woredas and collect sesame market information from eight spot markets, namely Sanja, Kokit, Dubaba, Shinfa, Gendawuha, Seroka, Abrhajira and Midregenet. Collected information will be validated by the zone Trade, Industry and Market Development department.
Very soon, sesame farmers and other interested bodies in North Gondar zone can access sesame market information either by calling to 8338 or by sending the codes assigned to the different spot markets in their areas.
The three parties joint project will avail up-to-date spot market price information from eight selected spot markets to farmers, traders and other stakeholders via Short Message Service (SMS) and Interactive Voice Response (IVR).