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SBN Newsletter #20- April 2019

In this issue you will read about: Financial literacy trained farmers recognized Banks and unions in the sesame zone positive about the future The practice of sesame marketing at odds with the quality measurement principles: A call for rewarding quality Input credit remains the key priority challenge in sesame production Improved collaboration at the grassroots for better access to input

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Benefit-SBN to recognise farmer financial literacy trainees

Together with Woreda Cooperative Promotion Offices, Farmer Cooperative Unions and Primary Cooperatives in Northwest Ethiopia, Benefit-SBN will recognise financial literacy trained farmers. Those farmers who successfully record their costs and do cost benefit analysis for their farm activities to the expected level will receive certificate of appreciation. Trainers and Benefit-SBN staff are checking on the trainee farmers recording books. This

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Successful knowledge exchange organised by Ethiopian Sesame Business Network

“The Ethiopian delegation learned a lot about sesame production enhancing techniques, methods for providing training and public services and alternative forms of financing farmers. These are definitely the three biggest challenges Ethiopia faces.” Florentine Dirks, agro-economist

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