SeedSystem.org provides practical (‘how-to’) guidance and strategic thinking to help professionals design seed-related assistance.
We aim to foster productive, resilient, and market-oriented seed systems, even in times of emergency and chronic stress.
Decision guides to identify effective seed system response, ‘how-to’ technical information, and manager checklists for proposal development and field evaluation.
Manuals and Toolkits to assess seed system security in acute and chronic stress contexts such as emergency relief, post-conflict recovery, and poverty alleviation.
Practical options for supporting the informal & formal seed systems smallholder farmers actually use, including local markets.
Evidence-based analysis, crop by crop, of seed systems in 'hot spot' disaster-prone areas facilitates concrete implementation planning.
State-of-the-art research and reviews exploding myths and highlighting opportunities for sustainable, resilient, and profitable seed systems advances.
Interactive discussions on seed systems and seed security (uniting humanitarians, researchers, development personnel, farmer cooperatives, private sector).
"These resources steer us away from seed relief dependency - and towards solving national problems."
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Many of our resources are available in French or Portuguese
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