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ISSD Africa Synthesis Conference

The ISSD Africa Synthesis Conference took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, 19th & 20th September, 2016. 

The theme for the two-day event was "Breakthroughs for a vibrant seed sector", with the key conference objectives being:

  • Share the results of the two-year action learning phase
  • Discuss how to translate the findings into seed sector change agendas 
  • Build a basis for follow up activities with partners
  • And strengthen the ISSD Africa learning and innovation platform

Present were more than 80 representatives of over 50 organisations from 14 African countries and beyond. 

Specific sessions were held to present the findings of Action Learning Projects in 10 African countries during the ISSD Africa programme. Sessions were also held to discuss activities, findings and future agendas at national level in these countries. Posters for these sessions can be accessed on the right of this page.

You can access key presentations given during the conference on the right of the page, including:

Click the below links to access results and information related specific to ISSD Africa's Thematic Working Groups:

For more information on the ISSD Africa Synthesis Conference or the programme in general, please contact: