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Daspa profile and workplan 2020 2021

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Daspa profile and workplan 2020 2021

  1. 1. PROFILE OF DODOMA AGRICULTURAL SEED PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION 1. Commercial name: Dodoma Agricultural Seed Production Association (DASPA) 2. Year of creation/Initiation: 2001 3. Managing team: - Dr. Binilth Mahenge – Chairperson and Patron - Mr. Aithan Chaula – Executive Director - Ms. Immaculate Chaula – Treasurer 4. HQ and contacts (physical, email and phone): Dodoma City P.O. Box 760. Dodoma Email : tz.daspa@outlook.com Phone: +255628956252 5. Crops involved: - Groundnut - Sorghum - Sunflower - Pear millet - Cowpeas 6. Geographical covered (list of districts per region): - Dodoma Region Districts: Bahi, Chamwino, Dodoma Urban and Kongwa - Singida Region Districts: Inkungi, Singida DC, Mkalama and Manyoni 7. Production scheme (self and out growers): - Self: 43 hectares - Out growers: 161 hectares
  2. 2. 8. Seed classes you produce: Ø Certified Ø Quality Declared Seed 9. Overall seed production capacity: 25 tons 10. Current production capacity per crop: - Groundnut: 7.6 tons - Sorghum: 9.3 tons - Sunflower: 4.5 tons - Pear millet: 3 tons - Cowpea: 0.6 tons 11. Sales: - Groundnut: 3.6 tons - Sorghum: 5.3 tons - Sunflower: 3.5 tons - Pear millet: 2 tons - Cowpea: 0.6 tons 12. Partners: - Action Aid - ICRISAT Malawi - Kibaigwa Flour Milling 13. Key Challenges: - Climate change effect (drought /flood) - Pests and Diseases 14. Website (if you have): -
  3. 3. Dodoma Seed Producers Association Seed production plan 2020-2021 Crop Variety Seed class Estimated acreage (Acre) Estimated amount to harvest (tons) Number of demos intended Expected districts for demos Groundnut Mnanje 2009 Cert/QDS 34 12,5 20 Mangaka 2009 Cert/QDS 50 18,75 20 Naliendele 2009 Cert/QDS 23 8,6 15 Sub-total 107 39,85 55 Sorghum Wahi Cert/QDS 22 26,4 15 Macia Cert/QDS 37 39,2 15 Hakika Cert/QDS 18 25 15 Sub-total 77 90,6 45 Grand total 184 130,45 100

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