African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6754

Full Length Research Paper

Constraints to private seed sector development in Ethiopia: A case study

Tekeste Kifle
  • Tekeste Kifle
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Abebe Atilaw
  • Abebe Atilaw
  • Debrezeit Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 32, Debrezeit, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 13 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 16 October 2018
  •  Published: 29 November 2018


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