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7th National Seed Sector Platform Meeting in the air

Unlike the previous platform meetings, the seventh National Seed Sector Platform Meeting took place through zoom application service due to COVID 19 pandemic. The meeting was hold on 3 June 2020 with thirty eight participants from public, private, NGOs and INGOs. At the meeting, DG of Department of Agriculture delivered opening speech and DG of Department of Planning shared response

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MYANMAR SEED ALERTS TO COVER THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 CRISIS

The purpose of the Seed Alert is to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the functioning of the seed sector. The project operates in Ethiopia, Myanmar, Nigeria and Uganda, where Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) collaborates with partners in seed programmes. In Myanmar, ISSD Myanmar Programme did COVID-19 Quick Scan Survey and Focus Group Discussions with various

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SEED FAIR 2019 (MONYWA) AND SEMINAR ON SEED PRODUCTION

In collaboration with Sagaing Region, DOA, ISSD Component 3 (WHH) organized regional level seed fair and seminar on seed production in Monywa, Sagaing region. The main objectives of seed fair are 1) to launch the products (seeds) of seed producers associations/ cooperative who are working together with ISSD Myanmar program 2) to create a strong network of seed market in

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TRAINING COURSE OF EGS PRODUCTION, CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT VARIETIES AND QUALITY CONTROL ON GROUNDNUT, BLACK GRAM AND PIGEON PEA CROPS

ISSD Myanmar, Component (2) organized one day training course of EGS production, characteristics of different varieties and quality control on groundnut, black gram and pigeon pea crops on 24th August 2019, in Monywa. ISSD Myanmar organized this training with the cooperation of Department of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Research and WHH.

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TRAINING COURSE OF EGS PRODUCTION, CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT VARIETIES AND QUALITY CONTROL ON GREEN GRAM AND GROUNDNUT CROPS

Under the ISSD Myanmar Programme, component 2 conducted training course on EGS Production, Characteristics of different Varieties and Quality Control on Green gram and Groundnut Crops on 22nd August 2019, in Mandalay. The purpose of the training is to enhance capacity development of Seed Producer Groups who are engaged in EGS production and distribution to multiply certified seed for local

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