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Agriseed technologies Company LTD - Profil and work-plan 2020 2021


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Agriseed technologies Company LTD - Profil and work-plan 2020 2021

  1. 1. PROFILE OF AGRISEED TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY LTD 1. Commercial name: Agriseed Technologies 2. Year of creation/Initiation: December 2008 3. Managing team: - Board of Directors - Managing Director - Director of Seed Production - Director of Research and Development 4. HQ and contacts (physical, email and phone): Dr. A. Mbwaga, Morogoro, P.O. Box 6560 Morogoro, Tanzania and Branch in Mbeya P.O. Box 3688, Mbeya, (private:, Phone: +255754467284 5. Crops involved: Maize, Sorghum, Rice, Soya, Sunflower and common beans 6. Geographical coverage (list of districts per region): - Mbeya (Chunya, Mbeya DC, Mbarali) - Songwe (Mbozi, Momba and Songwe districts) - Katavi (Tanganyika, Nsimbo, Mlele) - Ruvuma (Songea DC, Namtumbo) - Iringa (Iringa DC, Mufind and Kilolo) - Morogoro (Morogoro DC, Kilosa, Mvomero and Gailo)
  2. 2. 7. Production scheme (self and out-growers): 60% own production and 40% through contract growers 8. Seed classes produced by the company: Breeder, pre- basic, basic and certified seeds 9. Overall seed production capacity: 400MT 10. Current production capacity per crop: Sorghum 5%, Maize 60%, soya 20%, common beans 5%, sunflower 10% 11. Sales: Direct from the Company godown, farmer groups, NGOs and through Agro- dealers 12. Partners: TARI, ADB Mbozi, ASA 13. Key Challenges: - Availability of land - Production of EGS - Promotion new varieties - Marketing of seed 14. Website (if you have):
  3. 3. AGRI SEED Technologies Seed production and variety popularization plan for 2020-2021 Crop Variety Seed class Estimated acreage (Acre) Estimated amount to harvest (tons) Number of demos intended Expected districts for demos Sorghum Hakika Certified 25 50 MT 100 Momba NB: Variety Hakika is a variety resistant to Striga, high yielding and large seeded, easy for farmers to adopt. Few demos because of shortage of Hakika seed. Challenge is to get more seed from research, am depending on the amount of basic seed we are expecting to harvest next month. TARI Ilonga has no seed.