JUNE 17 – CELEBRATING AND LEARNING FROM ISSD ETHIOPIA-SUPPORTED SEED SEED SECTOR TRANSFORMATION

This important moment was held as a pre-event to the upcoming Conference on Guiding Seed Sector Transformation in Africa. Watch the recording now.

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Information about the concluded event

The Programme on Integrated Seed Sector Development in Ethiopia – ISSD Ethiopia – has finally come to an end, a decade after its inception. We seize this moment to reflect on some of the country’s major breakthroughs during that time.

Join us as we celebrate ISSD Ethiopia’s successes, learn from missed opportunities and propose game changers for the future of the seed sector and its contribution to food system outcomes.

When: Thursday June 17th 14:30 – 16:00 EAT

Speakers:

Moderator

  • Gareth Borman, Programme Coordinator, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation

Dignitaries

  • Dr Mandefro Nigussie, CEO, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
  • Mr. Thijs Woudstra, Deputy Head of Mission and Head of Development Cooperation, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlandsin Ethiopia
  • Dr. Jemal Yousuf, President, Haramaya University
  • Ms. Hedwig Bruggeman, Director Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University & Research

Presentation of achievements

  • Dr. Mohammed Hassena, Deputy Manager, ISSD Ethiopia

Panel discussion

  • Dr. Mohammed Hassena, Deputy Manager, ISSD Ethiopia
  • Dr. Mandefro Nigussie, CEO, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
  • Mr. Assefa Senbeta, Manager, Wama PLC
  • Dr. Adefris Teklewold, Project Lead, Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia Project

Watch the documentary on Guiding Seed Sector Transformation in Ethiopia