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BENEFIT programmes organise field visit

BENEFIT programmes-ISSD, CASCAPE and Benefit-SBN in collaboration with Western Tigray Zone Bureau of Agriculture and Humera Agricultural Research Center (HuARC) organised field day from the 29th-30th of September 2018. In attendance were over 200 individuals including farmers, agricultural professionals, researchers and government officials. The field day was conducted in Kafta Humera and Asgede Tsimbla woredas In the first day, participants

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Field day on improved sesame production technologies

“In order to meet the demand of agro-processing industries under construction, the country needs to produce more than one time per year. The government is ready to support farmers produce more than one time a year using irrigation.” Nearly 400 individuals including higher-level government officials from federal to woreda level and sesame farmers visited improved sesame and rotation crops production

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Seed producer farmers experience sharing visit

Benefit-SBN and ISSD Amhara unit jointly organised experience sharing visit for sesame seed producer farmers from Workamba Seed Producers Cooperative (SPC), Metema woreda on the 21st of August 2018. The experience sharing visit was organised to help farmers’ learn from best-performing seed producers cooperatives through observation and interaction. Accordingly, 10 farmers (of which four are women) and two agricultural experts

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