Guidelines | January 12, 2011
Seed Aid for Seed Security
Seed-based agricultural recovery is more complex than commonly assumed. These 12 practice briefs offer advice on how to sustain and strengthen seed systems during disaster response and recovery periods.
Up-to-date technical information addresses issues such as introducing new varieties, protecting agrobiodiversity, and exploiting market opportunities during periods of acute and chronic stress. Specific aid-response tools are also offered, including methods for assessing seed system security, guidelines for learning-focused evaluations, and checklists to ensure quality in seed-aid proposal development.
- Who Are We and What Do We Do?
- Overview of Seed Systems under Stress Project
- Understanding Seed Security
- Agrobiodiversity and Seed Relief
- Using Seed Aid to Give Farmers Access to Seed of New Varieties
- Understanding Seed Systems Used by Small Farmers in Africa: Focus on Markets
- Assessing Seed System Security
- Seed Relief Responses: An Overview
- The Power of Evaluation
- Developing a Seed-Aid Proposal: A Rapid Review Checklist for Practitioners
- When and How to Respond with Vegetable Seed Programming
- Vegetable Seed Supply and Selection in Humanitarian Response