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Training for youth and women farmers at Belesa

Benefit-SBN organised targeted training to women and young farmers on 20 steps improved sesame production technologies and financial literacy on 12th of July 2019 at Guhala town, Belesa woreda The objective of the training was to increase the knowledge and skills of women and young farmers with on the improved sesame production technologies and cash recording and performing cost-benefit analysis.

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Union and cooperative members receive loan management training

Benefit-SBN in collaboration with Fair and Sustainable (F&S) organised loan management training for 52 accountants, managers and loan professionals of nine farmer cooperatives from Metema and Selam Unions from the 10th-11th  of July 2019 at Gondar. The objective of the training was to develop the cooperative and union members knowledge and skill on loan management. The session started with the

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Tot on cost recording

51  individuals convened from farmer cooperative unions, primary cooperatives, woreda office of agricultures and cooperative promotion offices received training on financial literacy from the 29th -30th of June, 2019 at Shire-Endasilassie. The objective of the training was to build the capacity of trainer’s in training financial literacy. In particular the training was given to increase the knowledge and skills of

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Training held on improved seed production methods

Benefit-SBN in collaboration with ISSD Amhara organized a two-day training on improved seed production techniques to 29 members of Workamba and Quara Seed Producer Cooperatives (SPCs) and three agricultural experts from the 1st -2nd of June 2019 at Gondar. The objectives of the training are to: develop the knowledge and skills of SPC members on quality seed production, marketing and

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Participatory Variety Selection to meet the seed challenge

In an effort to avail different types of improved varieties of sesame and soya bean, Benefit-SBN in conjunction with GARC has started to conduct Crowdsourcing and Participatory Variety Selection activities in selected kebeles at Metema woreda. Training sessions were organised at two levels at the end of June 2019. First 12 participants drawn from Metema Woreda Agriculture Office, SBN focal

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Training on entrepreneurship and business plan development

Benefit-SBN in collaboration with Central Gondar Zone Industry and Investment Department organised a two-day training on entrepreneurship and business plan development for six entrepreneurs who are engaged in value addition activities related to sesame, from the 10th– 11th of June 2019. In the first day of the training participants have learnt about characteristics of entrepreneurship, business canvas model, value chain

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