Research and Development

Darusalam Seed Company recognizes the importance of research in the spine to produce high-quality seeds to meet
the food needs in Somalia and to address climate change. Therefore, DASE is investing in large assets to achieve the
availability of quality seeds, thereby enhancing the access and growth of agriculture and agricultural production. The
researchers in the company have succeeded in purification and variety maintenance of the local maize variety
(SOMTUX) and other local resources through the help of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

DASE’s Research and Development activities are: –

  1. 1. Variety purity maintenance
  2. 2. Basic Seed development and maintenance
  3. 3. Crop development

The company has two research centers in Darusalam village and Afgoie district, Lower Shabelle region. The R&D
department has succeeded in performing the following tasks since 2007-2017;

PUSH-PULL Demo plots

Introduction Progress in agricultural productivity is vital to reduce hunger and poverty and ensure food security. Agricultural growth can be... View Article

Upland Rice -Deyr 2011/2012

Upland Rice Crop Darusalam Seed Company Farm Deyr 2011/2012   Background Maize is the main staple food crop grown in... View Article

Maize Demo Plots – Deyr 2010/2011

Maize Demo Plots Darusalam Seed Company Farm Deyr 2010/2011   Background Maize is the staple food crop in Somalia. It... View Article

Local sesame demo plots -Deyr 2010/2011

Local Sesame Demo Plot Report Darussalam Seed Company Farm at Darusalam village   Background Sesame is extensively cultivated in Deyr... View Article