Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Measuring inclusive access to quality seeds

25 April 2024.
3:00 to 4:00 pm East Africa Time/12:00 to 1:00pm UTC The Seed Equal Webinar Series: Measuring inclusive access to quality seeds-the why, how and what next
  • Women and poor smallholder farmers in many developing countries across regions continue to face challenges in accessing good quality seed of preferred varieties at the time and place they need, due a range of challenges and barriers.
  • The Africa Seed Access Index (TASAI) will present on a newly developed indicators of inclusive access, primarily interpreted as access by women and youth, to quality seed of preferred varieties.
  • Dr. Miriam Kyotalimye
  • Mainza Mugoya
  • Dr. Krisztina Tihanyi (TASAI)


22 - 24 April 2024. 2nd General Assembly of the Africa Seed and Biotechnology Program (ASBP)

ASBP is a continental program that frames the development of the seed sector in Africa. ASBP was developed under the auspices of the African Union (AU) with substantial support by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It is designed to contribute towards agricultural transformation, economic growth, food security and nutrition and overall prosperity in

FARA’s Institutional Capacity & Future Scenarios Cluster Lead and African Seed and Biotechnology Partnership Platform (ASBPP) coordinator under the auspices of the African Union, Dr. Abdulrazak Ibrahim, facilitated the 2nd ASBPP General Assembly.

This collaborative effort, led by ASBPP under the purview of African Union‘s Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment DARBE -AUC, AUDA-NEPAD, FARA, and the Wageningen Center for Development Innovation (WCDI) of Wageningen University & Research, brought together 120 stakeholders from across Africa’s seed sector.

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