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dc.contributorIsaacs, Kristaen_US
dc.contributorTabo, Ramadjitaen_US
dc.contributorToure, Aboubacaren_US
dc.creatorSidibe, Mamourouen_US
dc.identifier.citationMamourou Sidibe, Krista Isaacs, Ramadjita Tabo, Aboubacar Toure. (1/2/2017). Popularize existing improved sorghum varieties and hybrids (seed packs).en_US
dc.description.abstractTo reach the objective mentioned above, seed production of improved varieties and their dissemination by seed enterprises/seed cooperatives was our goal. So, farmers’ cooperatives were trained in quality seed production techniques and distribution in their respective, appropriate variety choosing for seed production, demonstration plots valorisation, seed sale techniques. To increase local Seed marketing, seed sellers from the cooperatives have been travelling from market places in the target zone to sell and create awareness of new technologies for adoption Seeds. Field days were organized to enhance farmer’s knowledge on seed production techniques and certification. Seed fairs also were organized and mini-packages developed to increase delivering of quality seed in target zones. Private rural radios were also trained on quality seed issues to facilitate message preparation and delivering. “Promotional fiches” were also developed to provide essential information to seed buyersen_US
dc.titlePopularize existing improved sorghum varieties and hybrids (seed packs)en_US
cg.contributor.centerIndependent / Not associateden_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics - ICRISATen_US
cg.contributor.crpCRP on Dryland Cereals - DCen_US
cg.contributor.funderNot Applicableen_US
cg.coverage.regionWestern Africaen_US
dc.identifier.statusOpen accessen_US

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