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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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Field day at Humera

Humera Agricultural Research Center (HuARC) in collaboration with Benefit-SBN organised farmers field day for farmers, agricultural professionals and researchers on the 18th and 19th of August 2018. Farmers, researchers, experts, administrators, and state ministers and other officials from the federal government attended the field day. Attendees visited improved production technology trials at HuARC research sites and investor farmers’ fields. Following the

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Exemplary farmers, Lemlem Kebele

33 sesame farmers living at Lemlem kebele, Metema Woreda become exemplary in applying improved sesame production technologies in their adjacent fields. Farmers in the area and agricultural professionals from the three woredas of Western Gondar zone- Metema, Mirab Armachiho, and Qura visited the adjacent fields in which improved sesame production technologies are applied. They also visited one model farmer sesame

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