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Peter Setimela

Senior Seed System Specialist

Peter Setimela is responsible for the development of sustainable maize seed systems in five of CIMMYT’s nine operational countries in southern Africa.

Setimela’s work involves the design and management of projects that address the maize seed value chains in collaboration the public and private sector institutions to sustainably increase availability and access of improved maize seed. He supports efforts to increase the range of farmer preferred maize and legume varieties through accelerated breeding, regional testing and variety release.