Quality Declared Seed System

The following details the decisions made by the FAO on Quality Declared Seed. 

Farmers' Seed and Varieties: Supporting Informal Seed Supply in Ethiopia

This book addresses strategies and approaches through which professionals can support informal seed supply.

Seed Policy, Legislation, and Law: Widening a Narrow Focus

This unique book brings views of various international experts on seed policy ad law.

Farmers' Seed Production: New Approaches and Practices

This handbook covers a range of issues relating to local seed supply systems in regards to technical and practical information on seed production and variety maintenance.

Partnerships in Seed Sector Development in Ethiopia

In this documentary, key stakeholders in the Ethiopia seed sector share their experiences with the ISSD partnership approach and a direct marketing pilot. 

ISSD National Seed Sector Assessment Briefing Notes

Eight countries, namely, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda and Zambia, have participated in national seed sector assessments conducted as part of the ISSD Africa programme (Phase II)

Introduction to ISSD Guiding Principles

The document describes the 8 guiding principles that ISSD uses in its approach.

African Union Commission Communiqué on Integrated Seed Sector Development

This document entails a summary of the Integrated Seed Sector Development-Africa Project meeting on May 10th and 11th 2011 in Addis Ababa.

ISSD Seed Entrepreneurship Assessment Briefing Notes

In September of 2012, the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) programme in Africa published briefing notes assessing the seed sectors in eight countries, aimed at informing policy-makers and practitioners on the realities of farmers