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Equator Seeds

Equator Seeds Ltd (Equator Seeds) was established in 2011 in Uganda and sells a broad portfolio of oil, field crop and vegetable seeds and seedlings as well as other related inputs and services. The company’s operations are focused on Uganda, its home market, and neighbouring South Sudan. Smallholder farmers are the company’s main clientele.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.8 /10 #16

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

#1 0.0 /15 #21

Research and development

#1 0.0 /20 #28

Seed production

#1 1.9 /15 #24

Marketing and sales

#1 0.8 /25 #31

Capacity building

#1 0.0 /15 #26
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  1. 2016
  2. 2019

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Gulu, Uganda


  • Title: Equator Seeds
    Place: Uganda
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: Equator Seeds
    Place: South Sudan
    Description: Seed production location