This important moment was held as a pre-event to the Conference on Guiding Seed Sector Transformation in Africa. Watch the recording now.
This case study highlights key elements of the approach towards facilitating systemic change in the Ethiopian seed sector. It shares lessons learned with those who strive to guide sector transformation elsewhere.
With lessons to inspire policymakers and practitioners alike, this film tells how Ethiopian and international partners have guided Ethiopia’s seed sector transformation.
RijkZwaan & Enza Zaden, two leading Dutch seed companies are increasingly active in Ethiopia. ISSD Ethiopia created Partnership Projects to guide learning on how partners can maximise mutual benefits
Ethiopia’s continuing seed sector transformation is creating new opportunities. A new Directive lays a path for seed exports to flourish. Joep van den Broek maps the origins of this important milestone.
Smallholder farmers face a number of challenges accessing seed in the traditional size bags. ISSD Ethiopia and partners work on initiatives to promote more accessible small seed packs.
June 2020: Sector partners continue to observe and discuss emerging critical challenges and potential urgent actions in response to COVID-19 and the imposed measures and restrictions
Seed sector partners in multiple countries have been collaborating to rapidly assess the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the functioning of the seed sector. This synthesis shows useful comparisons in impacts and suggested urgent actions
ISSD Ethiopia and partners completed a rapid assessment on emerging impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the seed sector. This Seed Alert recommends specific actions on four urgent issues
This study charts the needs of public seed bodies in Ethiopia which should be addressed in order to advance seed sector transformation.
The Ministry of Agriculture has launched this guiding document to inform on the current state of, and ambitions for seed sector transformation in Ethiopia.
Download and read all the latest updates and achievements from the ISSD Unit in SNNPR
With the directive on seed marketing being endorsed earlier this year, we chart here the physical and cognitive journey many had to take to reach this point.
ISSD’s Tigray Unit facilitated a consultative workshop which saw representatives of multiple SPCs, seed unions and other key stakeholders discuss ways and means to overcome joint challenges and improve collaboration
Download and read the latest updtes from ISSD Amhara