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16 Dec, 2021 No Comments

Week 37 – Research Paper: Governing Seeds in East Africa in the Face of Climate Change: Assessing Political and Social Outcomes

Author: Ola Tveitereid Westengen, Ruth Haug, Paul Guthiga and Eric Macharia; Norwegian University of Life Sciences & International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), 2019
Topics: seed policies; climate change

Climate change is already negatively affecting sub-Saharan Africa agriculture. One of the most effective ways to adapt on farm is to switch crop varieties. This technological change depends onREAD MORE

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23 Mar, 2021 No Comments

Week 23 – Policy brief: Critical study of the legal framework and policy mechanisms on seeds in Niger

Author: SWISSAID, Alternative Citizen Spaces, 2017
Topics: farmers seeds systems, right to food, seed policy

In this document [in French], the complementary seed law 2014-067 of 05 November 2014 existing in Niger and its implication on small farmers has been objectively analysed, by identifying both the risks and the opportunities which could then serve as an entry point into the defence of local and peasant seeds.

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