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First Seed Sector Platform Secretariat Meeting

The Seed Sector Platform Secretariat was developed to organize the bi-annual National Seed Sector Platform Meeting, which had been agreed upon in the Myanmar Seed Sector Roadmap. The secretariat’s platform was approved by Director General of Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation in October 2017. It involves 2 representatives from the private sector, 3 from the public

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Profiling seed producers

The ISSD Myanmar Programme, through WHH staff and support, has conducted a study aimed at generating a profile of the seed producers in Sagaing and Mandalay Region. Farmers from three townships in each region were surveyed. An overall number of 130 seed producers from eleven villages of the six townships were interviewed. The number of seed producers were proportionately selected,

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Early Generation Seed and Seed Quality Control Training

The training programme dedicated to Early Generation Seed production (component 2) continued with a second training session focusing on seed quality control management. The purpose of the training sessions was to enhance the seed production and seed quality control capacities of Seed Farm staff and Seed Research farm staff. On 22 – 23 February 2018, a total of 25 participants,

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Second National Seed Sector Platform Meeting

The second National Seed Sector Platform Meeting was held at the Thingha Hotel, in Naypyitaw on the 9th of November, 2017 with the support of the World Bank-Inputs Reform Project. The 55 participants who attended the meeting came from the public sector, the private sector and development partners. The preliminary findings and proposals of the Myanmar Seed Regulatory Review were

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