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Ato Wegene Abebes farm in the Oromiya region of Ethiopia transitioned from small scale farming to medium investment after he started producing seeds on his farm in 2005 through the government extension system and he joined the FAO project shortly afterward in 2006. He received intensive training on seed production and post harvest handlings. His household livelihood increased, and his 2010-2011 yield was the highest in the countrys history.  He is currently building a modern hotel in the regional capital with his profits.