This ISSD Technical Note is the third in a series of 5 such Notes. It introduces and explains seed value chaing analysis as well as providing a useful tool to assist such analyses. Download the ISSD Technical Note
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ISSD Technical note 2 – Seed Systems Analysis
This ISSD Technical Note is the second in a series of 5 such Notes. It discusses the rationale and steps to complete successful and relevant seed systems’ analysis. Download the ISSD Technical Note
ISSD Technical note 1 – Promoting Integrated Seed Sector Development
This ISSD Technical Note is the first in a series of 5 such Notes. It discusses the rationale and steps toward the forumulation of a national integrated seed sector. Download the ISSD Technical Note
BENEFIT Collaboration: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”
The BENEFIT projects conducted collaboration planning workshop between Amhara and Tigray units.
ISSD Amhara Newsletter – January 2018
Read the January newsletter from the ISSD Amshara unit. In this issue you can read about crop and varierty promotion through crowdsourcing, efforts to enhance the supply of disease free potato seed and more. Download the newsletter here
From freedom fighter to seed investor
Yohannes Girmay expands his horizons and business with a grant from BENEFIT-ISSD Ethiopia
Crowdsourcing: A story of change on wheat
Adwa wereda is known for its cereal crop production specially wheat varieties. Some years ago, crop performance and production was good. Cultivation frequency, low use of agricultural inputs and repeated ploughs now leads to the fertility and production decline.
ISSD Tigray conducts regional workshop on EGS
ISSD Tigray conducted regional workshop on the access of Early Generation Seed (EGS) in the presence of research institutions, government offices, project and NGOs on 22 December 2017 at Mekelle research center that is organized under the umbrella of Tigray Agricultural Research Institute (TARI). Read more here
ISSD & BENEFIT partners organise soybean platform meeting
BENEFIT-ISSD, BENEFIT-CASCAPE (Jimma University) and BENEFIT-ENTAG Ethiopia programme has jointly organized 3rd Soybean platform meeting at Farm Land Hotel of Nekemte town on December 21/2017
ISSD Tigray unit conducts consultative meeting on market linkages and quarantining
The meeting was initiated by ISSD Tigray unit private component in close collaboration with department of crop and horticultural science (DCHS)
ISSD Tigray Newsletter – December 2017
Download and read the latest updates from ISSD in Tigray, including training on nutrtion and gender for our informal seed system work, and find out about the new seed store and laboratory with Hadinet Raya Seed Union Download the newsletter here
Adaptation trial: A green light for sorghum renaissance
Read about how BENEFIT partners, including ISSD are collaborating on trials for new and improved varieties in Asgedetsimbla Wereda, Tigray Read more here
ISSD Tigray Newsletter – November 2017
In this issue, you can read about our activities on boosting seed production, hosting a team from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and much more. Download the newsletter here
Sharing progress with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
A team from the Kingdom of the Netherlands Embassy to Ethiopia visited BENEFIT, Hori-life and SNV (Netherlands Development Organization) projects sites from 19 to 20 November 2017.
BENEFIT-ISSD Ethiopia National Newsletter – October 2017
Read our October newsletter to find out the latest updates, achievements and focus areas!