Archive for September 2014

Paving The Way For Growth in Lesotho

8 September 2014 In Lesotho, GRM through SAMP, has been assisting the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MoAFS) to re-draft and legislate a National Seed Policy which is in line with the ...

Keeping the Seed Cycle Moving in Zimbabwe: Agro-Dealers: Taking Seeds to the Market with Local Integration

8 September 2014 Agro-Dealers are an essential part of the Seeds and Markets Project (SAMP) cycle. The Agro-Dealers sell community grown seed that has now been graded, treated and packaged. It is currently marketed and sold as Zimbabwe Super Seeds (ZSS) back to the local community and farmers. (Zimbabwe Super Seeds is a registered community owned seed company based in Zaka district and established through the SAMP with support from the Harmonized Seeds Security Programme (HaSSP). Zimbabwe Super Seeds currently has 450 members and is producing, treating and packaging a variety of certified ...