Tewabech Hailu

Female farmer in Boset Woreda, exhibiting and explaining improved varieties of seeds.

East Shewa Zone, Oromia


It has increased participation of farmers in variety selection, and helped them to identify improved varieties in yield, quality and related traits suited to their own conditions.

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  • 344 number of Seed Producer Cooperatives (SPC) in Ethiopia until July 2016, according to Federal Cooperative Agency
  • 15,777 tonnes of quality seed of cereals, legume, oilseeds, vegetables, spices and forage species produced in 2016 with the support of ISSD Ethiopia