Author: Feed the Future Global Supporting Seed Systems for Development (S34D), 2020
Topics: Marketing, Access, research
Feed the Future Global Supporting Seed Systems for Development (S34D) activity, funded through Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA),
supported the a study to address a gap in the literature regarding the role of law and regulation in enabling farmers to access quality seed within both the informal and formal seed sectors. Using expert consultations and desk reviews, they have tried to learn from global case studies where, within existing legal and regulatory frameworks, national governments and partners have been able to bridge formal and informal seed systems — resulting in expanded choice of crops and varieties for smallholder farmers in last-mile markets.
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