Programme on Integrated Seed Sector Development in Ethiopia: 2015 Annual report

Stephen Walsh, M.H. Thijssen

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The programme on Integrated Seed Sector Development in Ethiopia aims to strengthen the development of a vibrant, market-oriented and pluralistic seed sector in the country, where quality seed of superior varieties is available and affordable for a larger number of farmers, thereby contributing to food security and economic development in Ethiopia. The programme is a joint effort of Bahir Dar University, Haramaya University, Hawassa University, Mekelle University, Oromia Seed Enterprise, the Ethiopian Seed Association and Centre for Development Innovation of Wageningen UR. Partners include governmental organizations at federal, regional and local level, non-governmental organizations, development organizations, and seed businesses operating at different scales. The programme is funded by the Directorate General for International Cooperation through the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Addis Ababa.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCentre for Development Innovation
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameReport CDI-16-012


  • seeds
  • seed production
  • agroindustrial sector
  • entrepreneurship
  • businesses
  • development
  • ethiopia


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