Policy Brief 4: Improving farmers' access to quality seed.

Abstract

Most farmers in sub-Saharan Africa plant their own or locally traded maize seed. So, both informal and formal seed systems need to be improved in order to achieve widespread pro-poor benefits from modern, disease-resistant varieties. Governments, the private sector and farmers need to work together to ensure that all can benefit.

Citation

RIU Policy Brief 4, Aylesford, UK: Natural Resources International, 2 pp.

Policy Brief 4: Improving farmers’ access to quality seed.

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