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Darusalam Seed Company

Darusalam Seed Company was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Somalia. Prior to the civil war, the company worked with Somalia’s Seed Multiplication Center, agricultural research station and entities from the Somali National University, all institutions that were once supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of Italy. After the war ended, the company established itself as an independent seed company. Apart from providing seed for both field and vegetable crops, the company also offers fertilizers, other farm inputs and machinery. Smallholder farmers are the company’s main clientele.

Ranking position
#26 /32
Total score
9.3 /100
Measurement area Score Rank (0-32)

Governance and strategy

#1 2.5 /10 #11

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

#1 0.0 /15 #21

Research and development

#1 0.0 /20 #28

Seed production

#1 3.8 /15 #19

Marketing and sales

#1 0.8 /25 #31

Capacity building

#1 2.3 /15 #16
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  1. 2016
  2. 2019

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Mogadishu, Somalia


  • Title: Darusalam Seed Company
    Place: Somalia
    Description: Seed production location