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Publications by louise sperling
| November 7, 2014
Guidelines on Seed Storage
Farmer-managed seed is central to food security. The briefs in this series aim to provide practical guidance to program managers about seed storage.
- Defining Seed Quality and Principles: Seed Storage in a Smallholder Context
- Hermetic Seed Storage Technology: ...More
| August 13, 2010
Seed System Security Assessment
This joint assessment, which was carried out in May 2010 by ten organizations, assesses the impact of the January 12, 2010, earthquake on households and agricultural livelihoods in Haiti, including possible changes in assets, land holdings, labor availability, income generation activities, crop...More
| July 14, 2008
When Disaster Strikes
International aid agencies often respond to food security emergencies by providing seeds for farmers in the affected region. But how can we ensure that such an intervention is a real solution and does not harm local seed systems and coping mechanisms?
This guide presents a seven-step...More