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Farmers field day organized at Mirab Armachiho Woreda

Mirab Armaciho Woreda Office of Agriculture organized a farmer’s field day at Midregent Kebele on 1st of September 2019. 141 (17 women) smallholder farmers, commercial farmers, agricultural professionals and woreda administration participated in the field day. Participants visited a commercial farmers field, where sesame and rotation crops have been planted using good agricultural practices, farmer training centre and seed multiplication

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SBN Newsletter 21

In the 21st issue of the SBN Newsletter you will read about: Kebele Agro Economic Planning (KAEP): a challenge for the 13 lowland woredas in Northwest Ethiopia   Training sessions organised on entrepreneurship and business plan development, home gardening, seed production, financial literacy Quality seed shortages continue to be a top bottleneck in the sesame production SBN stakeholder start-up the

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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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