ISSD Africa National Seminar, Zambia


At the ISSDAfrica National Seminar held on 9th February 2016 in Lusaka bringing together more than 40 seed industry stakeholders, a number of key challenges to seed delivery in Zambia were deliberated. Addressing the participants, Ms. Mable Simwanza, the Director of SCCI, observed that even though Zambia is a net seed exporter, producing 80,000 MT of seed annually, it still faced key challenges in the access to legume seeds and varieties, adding that most seed is “recycled”.  

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)

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