Farmers Day Celebrated in Dalocha Woreda, Silte Zone

Date: 21, Oct. 2019 

The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD Ethiopia) based at Hawassa University celebrated Farmers Day in Dalocha Woreda of Silte Zone on 19 Oct. 2019 with the motto: "Cluster based Teff and Wheat seed multiplication Field Day, ISSD- Benefit". As part of BENEFIT (The Bilateral Ethiopia Netherlands Effort for Food Income and Trade Partnerships), ISSD has been working to strengthen the regional informal, intermediary and formal seed systems.
According to Dr. Girma Abera (ISSD Manager) the field day was arranged to visit selected sites on which Crowd Sourcing (CS) and Participatory Variety Selection (PVS) were implemented and to have discussion with farmers.
The one day event was attended by the Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer (VPRTT), staff of the College of Agriculture, farmers of Dalocha Woreda and other invited guests.

(Office of External Relations and Communications, OERC)

H.E Pro. Hirut W/Mariam, Minister and Delegates of Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) visited Hawassa University

HU is honored by the official visit of H.E Pro. Hirut W/Mariam, Minister and Delegates of Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE)

The aim of the visit was to see the overall preparation phase for admission of new students and peaceful teaching and learning environment for the new academic year.

H.E Pro. Hirut W/Mariam made campus tour and visited students cafeteria, female students’ dormitory and laboratories.

Office of External Relations & Communications (OERC)

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