Poor quality seed is a key contributor to reduced productivity and thus food and livelihood insecurity. Smallholder farmers are particularly challenged by seed quality issues. Across the sector technical and capacity challenges persist. ISSD commissioned the Royal Tropical Institute of the Netherlands (KIT) to complete a study on seed quality control across Ethiopia. A total of 32 concrete recommendations have been made.
Category Archives: Formal Seed System
ISSD Tigray conducted regional workshop on the access of Early Generation Seed (EGS) in the presence of research institutions, government offices, project and NGOs on 22 December 2017 at Mekelle research center that is organized under the umbrella of Tigray Agricultural Research Institute (TARI).
BENEFIT-ISSD, BENEFIT-CASCAPE (Jimma University) and BENEFIT-ENTAG Ethiopia programme has jointly organized 3rd Soybean platform meeting at Farm Land Hotel of Nekemte town on December 21/2017 Read more
BENEFIT-ISSD Tigray Unit have published a series of issue briefs showcasing the progress made on key issues affeting sustainable seed sector development in the region. Read more