SEED ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK
OUR SEED ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK CHAPTERS
CRS BASICS project facilitated the formation and registration of seed entrepreneurs’ network, an association of the Cassava Seed Entrepreneurs (CSEs) aimed at fostering unity and addressing common challenges. The association known and registered as Association of Cassava Seed Entrepreneurs Network (ACSEN) is registered with the Federal Department of Cooperatives
Currently, ACSEN has members in six states, including Benue, Kogi, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Imo and Oyo states. ACSEN supports in awareness creation about new varieties among farmers, the sales of stems, and engage with government and other relevant institutions to foster sustainability of the project.
OUR SEED NETWORK CHAPTERS
The network has 5 functional chapters (Makurdi, Gboko, Otukpo, Katsina-ala and Adikpo) in Benue State and 2 chapters (Ibarapa and Oyo) in Oyo State each with their own executive committees.
- Green Hub Cooperative Group, Otukpo
- Village Seed Entrepreneurship Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited Makurdi.
- Certified Seed Entrepreneurs Cooperative Society Limited Gboko
- TOM DOO Multipurpose Cooperative Society
- SESE Seed Producers Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society Limited Katsina-Ala
- ASSPON Oyo Chapter
- ASSPON Ibarapa Chapter
The apex union of the network, BSSPCU, has a functional office in Makurdi with an office manager.