Indian seeds for African markets: South–South trade and technical cooperation

India’s generic pharmaceuticals industry is a success for international cooperation. Can seed sector play same role?

Abstract

The success of India’s generic pharmaceuticals industry is seen by some policymakers as a success for international development and cooperation, bringing affordable drugs to populations not only in India itself but across the developing world, including in Africa. Could India’s thriving seed sector play a similar role for affordable, high quality seeds? This brief explains the key issues.

Citation

Chaturvedi, S.; Glover, D.; Scoones, I. Policy Brief No. 81. Indian seeds for African markets: South-South trade and technical cooperation. Future Agricultures Consortium, Brighton, UK (2016) 10 pp.

Policy Brief No. 81. Indian seeds for African markets: South–South trade and technical cooperation

Published 1 January 2016