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Collaboration of Farmers and Breeders: Participatory Crop Improvement in Perspective

Participatory Crop Improvement (PCI) has developed over the past decade as an alternative and complementary breeding approach to Formal Crop Improvement (FCI).

Tanzania Seed Sector Assessment

Participatory National Seed Sector Assessment for the Development of an ISSD Programme in Tanzania

Concept Note: ISSD in the Zambezi Valley, Mozambique

This concept note explores a tentative six-year ISSD Central Mozambique Programme, in which ISSD partners focus on seed sector development in the agricultural growth corridor of the Zambezi Valley.

Can Cultivars from Participatory Plant Breeding Improve Seed Provision to Small-scale Farmers?

This paper discusses how well-adapted cultivars developed through participatory plant breeding (PPB) initiatives create new opportunities for production and distribution of quality seed.

ISSD in Africa: A Basis for Seed Policy and Law

This paper complements  the paper ISSD in Africa A Conceptual Framework for Creating Coherence between Practices, Programmes, and Policies.