Assessing seed systems in difficult times

When Disaster Strikes: A Guide to Assessing Seed System Security by Dr. Lousie Sperling is the title of a recently published book by CIAT.

This guide is targeted at emergency relief agencies and field workers. It outlines a seven step strategy on how best to intervene to ensure that seed systems and supply are not compromised during disasters, and the best strategy to help farmers.

Each step highlighted in this guide includes how-to notes, guiding questions, and action checklists.  It also tackles the issue of longer-term stresses and how to take advantage of development opportunities.  Click here to download the PDF (729KB)

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Maintained by staff at Bioversity International Library, this blog aims to provide readers with updates on new information resources within the field of plant genetic resources (PGR), agrobiodiversity and conservation; [with a little fun thrown in as well].
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