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27 Apr, 2022 No Comments

Week 50: Research study: Impact of seed system interventions on food and nutrition security in low- and middle-income countries

Authors: Deborah Nabuuma; Christine Reimersa; Ky The Hoang; TjeerdJan Stomph; Kees Swaans; Jessica E. Raneri; Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT; Institute for Food and Health, Technical University Munich; Centre for Crop Systems Analysis, Wageningen University; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia; Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent University
Topics: seed system development; smallholder farmers; nutrition; gender

The role of seed systems in nutrition of smallholder farmers has received little attention. READ MORE

24 Jan, 2022 No Comments

Week 38 – Research Paper: Moving beyond reaching women in seed systems development

Author: Ranjitha Puskur, Netsayi Noris Mudege, Esther Njuguna-Mungai, Eileen Nchanji, Ronnie Vernooy, Alessandra Galiè, and Dina Najjar, University of Life Sciences & International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), 2019
Topics: gender; seed systems; women

Seed systems interventions often reach women, & some benefit them, but more can be done. Boosting women’s involvement & leadership in seed systems = next step for empowerment.READ MORE

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12 Jan, 2021 No Comments

Week 14 – Policy Brief: Gender dynamics in seed systems development

Authors: Kramer, Berber and Galiè, Alessandra; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Topics: seed sector, gender, smallholder farmers, research

All agricultural production – whether of crops, trees, forages, livestock, or fish – starts with seeds, making seed security vital to food security. Seed security means that producers – smallholder farmers especially –

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Week 11 – Research results: Gender and promoting quality seeds in Africa: A literature review

Author: ISSD, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) & Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Topics: seed sector, research, innovation, gender

Advances in plant breeding and biotechnology have the potential to transform agriculture in Africa, but sustainable and inclusive distribution and marketing of quality seeds remains a significant challenge.

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