The Technical Advisor for German Development Organisation-Market Oriented Agricultural Programme (GIZ-MOAP), Dr Zakaria Issahaku, has stated that the introduction of the seed traceability programme will help eliminate charlatan seed producers from the seed market. This, according to him, would contribute … Continue reading Market Oriented Agricultural Programme: Seed traceability programme will eliminate charlatan seed producers
Seed laws criminalizing farmers for using diverse crops that stand a better chance of adapting to climate change are threatening food security. Seed sovereignty activists want to reclaim the right to plant. For thousands of years of human agriculture, the … Continue reading Seed sovereignty: Who controls the world’s food supply?
Agriculture is a major employability contributing to about 33 percent of the total working force in Ghana. In tackling food security and unemployment intricacies, seeds are the critical element to deal with in the agricultural sector. As a means of … Continue reading Students admonished to take advantage of the business opportunities present in the seed sector
Commercial farming is one of the highest-growth sectors in Mozambique, yet only 16% of land suitable for agriculture is being cultivated. With fertile river valleys, expansive coastal lowlands and the prolific Zambezi River as a source of irrigation, Mozambique is … Continue reading Sowing the seeds of industrial farming in Mozambique
A research conducted by the Ghana Trades and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC) in 2019 has shown that farmers’ trust in improved seeds supplied under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme dropped significantly. The research showed that some of the … Continue reading Farmers’ trust in improved seeds dropped in 2019 – Research reveals
A new online tool to improve the delivery of seeds in West Africa will be unveiled at a virtual event on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Initiated by CORAF and funded by the United States Agency for International Development West Africa … Continue reading Electronic Seed Demand Forecasting Tool launched to improve seed delivery in West Africa