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Alssem company LTD Profile and work-pan 2020 2021

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Alssem company LTD Profile and work-pan 2020 2021

  1. 1. PROFILE OF ALSSEM COMPANY LIMITED 1. Commercial name: ALSSEM COMPANY LIMITED. 2. Year of creation/Initiation: 18th April 2002, Certificate of Registration Number 43401 3. Managing team: • Board of Directors • Chief Executive Officer (Secretary of the Board) • Head of Finance and Administration • Head of Production • Head of Marketing • Head of Research Team • Company Breeder • Company Agronomist 4. HQ and contacts (physical, email and phone): • Mtaa Ofisini, Plot 287 Block GG Baraa - ARUSHA • emonyo@alssem.com • +255784628987 5. Crops involved: Groundnuts, Sorghum, millets, Beans, Maize, Sesame, Sunflower and Horticulture Seeds. 6. Geographical covered (list of districts per region): • Arusha: Arumeru, Monduli, Karatu and Ngorongoro • Manyara: Babati, Mbulu, Hanang, Kiteto, Simanjiro. • Kilimanjaro: Siha, Hai, Rombo, Moshi, Mwanga, Same • Dodoma: Chamwino, Bahi, Kongwa, Mpwapwa. • Singida: Singida rural, Ikungi, Manyoni • Mbeya: Mbeya, Mbozi, Ileje, Rungwe. • Iringa: Iringa, Mufindi, Kilolo. • Shinyanga: Kahama, Shinyanya rural, • Geita: Bukombe • Mwanza: Misungwi, Magu 7. Production scheme (self and out growers): • Contract growers • Company farms • Company trained farmer seed associations (especially women and youth) 8. Seed classes you produce: Breeder, Basic and Certified Seeds
  2. 2. 9. Overall seed production capacity, Year 2020: • 45 Ha • 51 Tons • Mainly Rainfed 10. Current production capacity per crop, Year 2020 • Sorghum: 0.7 Ha, 1.8 tons basic • Groundnuts: 1 Ha, 0.8 tons basic • Beans: 20 Ha 19 tons certified • Maize: 20 Ha, 25 tons certified, 3 tons basic, 500 kg breeder seed 11. Sales: • First time for sorghum and groundnut. Volumes are too low for market. Seed will be used for certified seed production • Beans – sold 75% at prices 25 – 35% above grain price. If prices are higher farmers go to the open market • Maize the greatest challenge is creating variety awareness in an arena of multinational seed companies. Only sold 50% at return cost prices 12. Partners: • ICRISAT • CIMMYT • CIAT • TARI • TOSCI • ASA • Other seed companies • Agrodealers • Local Government Authorities in respective districts • Grain traders • Processors 13. Key Challenges: • Creating awareness. Though good varieties, they are not well known • Unreliable seed market – especially for legumes • Machinery and investment capital • Unpredictable weather – Climate change 14. Website: www.alssem.com
  3. 3. ALSSEM COMPANY LIMITED Seed production and variety popularization plan for 2020-2021 Crop Variety Seed class Estimate d acreage (Acre) Estimated amount to harvest (tons) Number of demos intended Expected districts for demos Groundn ut Naliendele 2009 Basic 10 5 Bahi Groundn ut Naliendele 2009 Certified 10 10 Bahi, Chamwino, Kongwa, Dodoma, Groundn ut Mnanje 2009 Basic 10 5 Chamwino, Groundn ut Mnanje 2009 vs local 50 Bahi, Chamwino, Kongwa, Dodoma, Groundn ut Mnanje 2009 vs local 50 Bahi, Chamwino, Kongwa, Dodoma, For demos, at least 100 demos (10m*10m) Hectarages depend on seed availability. So far I have only 800kg Naliendele 2009 from previous season

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