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26 Jan, 2022 No Comments

Week 39 – Policy brief: Renewing seed sector governance in Burkina Faso for inclusive development

Author: Eveline M.F.W. SAWADOGO/COMPAORE, Ludovic TEMPLE, Souleymane OUEDRAOGO, Aline ZONGO, Soungalo SOULAMA, 2020
Topics: seed systems; formal and informal; Burkina Faso; integrated development

The seed sector is a central component of food security. It is generally perceived in a binary way by differentiating the so-called formal actors (engaged in the production of certified seeds) and the so-called informal actors (engaged in the production of peasant seeds).

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05 Mar, 2021 No Comments

Week 20 – Research results – Seed sector in Burkina Faso: Recommendations for a better integration of producers

Authors: Patrice Djamen, Souleymane Ouattara, Bioversity International, Swiss Cooperation, 2017
Topics: Farmers’ seed systems, participatory approach, partnership, subsidies, Burkina Faso

This document is part of the perspective of extending the momentum spurred by the project “Improving seed systems for smallholder farmers’ food security” implemented in Burkina Faso by Bioversity International and its local partners and funded by the Swiss Development and Cooperation Organization (SDC). This mission aimed to generate the knowledge needed to explore mechanisms that can better take into account the concerns of small producers in seed systems.

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