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Category: Seed Sector Development

Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups Framework

(Eastern and Central Africa Agricultural Transformation (ECAAT) Project)

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Resettlement and Policy Framework

(Eastern and Central Africa Agricultural Transformation (ECAAT) Project)

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Fall Army Worm – Field Scouting Instructions for Smallholder farmers

(Scouting instructions for detecting Fall Army Worms for Smallholder farmers)

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STAK CONGRESS, EXPO & MAZAO FORUM 2017

(Details of the STAK Congress, Expo & Mazao Forum 2017 - - Sponsorship, Delegates, Exhibitors and Advertisers guide)

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Advertisement: Authorization of Seed Certification Entities, Seed Inspectors and Seed Analysts

(The 2nd call for Applications by The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services to qualified personnel to be authorized as Seed inspectors, seed samplers and seed analysts; as provided for under Section 3B of the Seeds and Plant Varieties Act. Deadline is 5th May 2017.)

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Guidelines for Authorization of Seed Certification Activities in Kenya

(A draft document prepared to guide the process of authorization of seed certification activities to Private/ Public persons as provided for in Section 3B of the Seeds and Plant Varieties Act (cap 326) of the laws of Kenya)

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Gazetted Names of Private Inspectors/Analysts

(Authorized private seed Inspectors/Analysts gazetted by The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services in pursuant to section 3B (1b) and (2a) of the Seeds and Plant Varieties Act )

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Seed Potato Production and Certification Guidelines

(An easy to read document on seed potato production in Kenya; Seed systems; Sources of seed, and degeneration; Diseases, cause & management; and Seed certification, regulations, rules & procedures.)

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TASAI Brief Kenya, 2016

(A policy document prepared by The African Seed Access Index (TASAI), focusing on Kenya's formal seed sector. The brief includes comparison to Uganda's seed industry where a similar study was conducted.)

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Produce Cess and Other Market Charges in Kenyan Agriculture

(Final report on Cess Study spearheaded by Kenya Markets Trust)

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The Burden of Produce Cess and other Market Charges in Kenya

(Summarized Cess Report of a study commissioned by Kenya Markets Trust)

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AgroDealer Baseline Study

(Released February 2017, The agrodealer baseline survey was carried out in August 2016 to generate baseline information on agrodealership businesses in Kenya from the perspective of crop seed trade. The study includes information on key characteristics of owners of agrodealerships, agrodealers’ relationship with crop seed suppliers and farmers, crop seed trade dynamics including crop seed sales trends between 2014 and 2016, involvement of women and the youth in agrodealership business, as well as challenges faced by agrodealers. The information is important for stakeholders in the sector to understand the role of agrodealers as a critical link between the supply and demand sides of agro-inputs. )

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Maize lethal necrosis germplasm screening

(A new cycle of maize lethal necrosis germplasm screening to begin at Kenya site in May 2017)

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Food Security & Crop Seed in Kenya: Big Payoffs We Cannot Afford to Ignore (Dr. Joseph Kariuki and Noel Anyuka Templer)

((Published August 2016) This policy brief is the second in a two-part series focusing on Kenya’s crop seed sector. Part I considered the key forces shaping agriculture in Kenya and the relationship between crop seed and food security. Part II probes the economic costs of a poorly developed seed sector and offers recommendations for reforms.)

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Food Security & Crop Seed in Kenya: Challenging Trends We Cannot Afford to Ignore (Dr. Joseph Kariuki)

((Published November 2015) This paper aims to contribute to the policy debate on the role of sustainable agricultural development as a means of addressing food insecurity and poverty in Kenya. In particular, it examines the role of Kenya’s crop seed sector within the larger context of trends shaping the country’s agricultural growth.   This paper is Part I of a two-part series; Part II will be published in early 2016.)

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TASAI

(This country brief summarizes the key findings of a major study conducted in 2013 and 2014 to appraise the structure and economic performance of Kenya's seed sector. It compares the performance of Kenya's seeds against three other countries, namely South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.)

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Seed Sector Insights Kenya, Brief #1 Crop Seed Company Propositions for Improving Current Seed Regulations (Paul Gamba, Egerton University)

((Released November 2015) This policy brief highlights some of the key issues and proposals for improvement raised by crop seed companies with policy makers regarding the regulations currently under discussion, related to the Seed and Plant Varieties Amendment Act, 2013.)

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Scaling Seed Briefs Dec2013

(In-depth briefs on opportunities for scaling seed production, marketing and adoption (Syngenta Foundation, multiple authors))

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Harmonization agreements

(Achievements and Agreements on the ASARECA project in harmonizing seed policies and Regulation in East Africa.)

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Ecapapa monograph 6

(This monograph documents in a chronological manner the path that ECAPAPA’s Seed Initiative has taken in rationalization and harmonization of seed policies, laws, regulations and procedures in Eastern and Central Africa up until 2004.)

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