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FAGRI is a seed company whose main business is field crops of open-pollinated varieties (OPVs) and hybrids of maize, rice, sorghum, millet, cowpea, groundnut, sesame and soya beans. Headquartered in Burkina Faso, the company started as a seed grower in 1997 and was registered officially in 2010. It is present in nine out of 13 regions in Burkina Faso and is marketing its seeds cross-border in the sub-region. Smallholder farmers are its main clientele, and it uses village base advisors for commercialising seeds across the region.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.0 /10 #21

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

#1 1.3 /15 #21

Research and development

#1 3.3 /20 #15

Seed production

#1 5.6 /15 #7

Marketing and sales

#1 4.7 /25 #17

Capacity building

#1 1.5 /15 #17
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  1. 2016
  2. 2019

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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  • Title: FAGRI
    Place: Burkina Faso
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: FAGRI
    Place: Burkina Faso
    Description: Breeding station