Reports

TASAI Top Ten Lessons

This document summarizes the top 10 emerging lessons from the 13 TASAI Country Studies as of September 2017. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. 2017 Ten Emerging Lessons from The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

TASAI Data Appendix

This table summarizes TASAI indicators across 13 countries (Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). The TASAI Appendix is meant to accompany each TASAI Brief and Report. When citing figures from the Appendix, please cite the relevant TASAI Brief – see citation information for briefs and reports on this page below. Cliquez ici pour la version française de l'annexe TASAI.

Reports from 2016/2017 TASAI Roll-out

TASAI is currently conducting studies in the following 12 countries, namely Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Country reports and briefs for these countries will be available in the second half of 2017. We will update this page as each report is finalized.

DRC Brief 2017

DRC flagTASAI Brief - DRC (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in the DRC, namely maize, rice, beans, and soya bean. Also available in French here . Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Christophe Asanzi, Mainza Mugoya, and Abdias Utono. 2017. Democratic Republic of the Congo Brief - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

DRC Country Study 2017

DRC flagTASAI Country Study - DRC 2017  This report details the findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in the DRC, namely maize, rice, beans, and soya bean. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Christophe Asanzi, Mainza Mugoya, and Abdias Utono. 2017. The African Seed Access Index Country Report; Democratic Republic of the Congo. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Ethiopia Brief 2017

Ethiopia flagTASAI Brief - Ethiopia (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Ethiopia's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Ethiopia, namely maize, wheat, teff, and sorghum. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Bezabih Emana, Fikre Mulugeta, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Ethiopia Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Ghana Brief 2017

Ghana flagTASAI Brief - Ghana (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Ghana's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Ghana, namely maize, rice, soya bean, and cowpea. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Samuel Yao Adzivor, John Wobil, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Ghana Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Madagascar Brief 2017

Ghana flagTASAI Brief - Madagascar (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Madagascar's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Madagascar, namely rice, maize, beans, and groundnut. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Mbosa Rabenasolo, Narisoa Razakasolo, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Madagascar Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Malawi Brief 2017

Malawi flagTASAI Brief - Malawi (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Malawi's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Malawi, namely maize, beans, groundnut, and soya bean. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Richard Kachule, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Malawi Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Mozambique Brief 2017

Mozambique flagTASAI Brief - Mozambique (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Mozambique's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Mozambique, namely maize, rice, cowpea, and soya bean. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Maria Estrela Alberto, Alda Armindo Tomo, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Mozambique Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Senegal Brief 2017

Senegal flagTASAI Brief - Senegal (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Senegal's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Senegal, namely maize, rice, groundnut, and millet. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Mody Mbaye Diack Ba, Mamadou Ndiaye, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Senegal Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

South Africa Brief 2017

South Afrcia flagTASAI Brief - South Africa (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise South Africa's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in South Africa, namely maize, wheat, sunflowers, and soya bean. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Marnus Gouse, Mainza Mugoya, Emma Quilligan, and Wynand van der Walt. 2017. South Africa Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Tanzania Brief 2017

Tanzania flagTASAI Brief - Tanzania (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Tanzania's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Tanzania, namely maize, beans, soya bean, and pigeon pea. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Filbert Mzee, Alphonce Temu, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Tanzania Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Zambia Brief 2017

Zambia flagTASAI Brief - Zambia (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Zambia's formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Zambia, namely maize, rice, groundnut, and beans. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Francisco Miti, Watson Mwale, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Zambia Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Zimbabwe Brief 2017

Zimbabwe flagTASAI Brief - Zimbabwe (2017)  This brief summarizes the key findings of a study completed in 2017 to appraise Zimbabwe’s formal seed sector. The study focuses on the four crops important to food security in Zimbabwe, namely maize, beans, soybeans, and sorghum. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Claid Mujaju, Patience Nyakanda, and Mainza Mugoya. 2017. Zimbabwe Brief 2017 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Kenya Brief 2016

Kenya flagKenya Seed Index Brief 2016  This brief summarizes the key findings of a second study conducted in 2015 and 2016 to appraise Kenya’s formal seed sector. As in the pilot study, the brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in Kenya, namely maize, sorghum, beans and cowpea. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya and John Mburu. 2016. Kenya Brief 2016 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Uganda Brief 2016

Uganda Seed Index Brief 2016 This brief summarizes the key findings of a second study conducted in 2015 and 2016 to appraise Uganda’s formal seed sector. As in the pilot study, the brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in Uganda – maize, sorghum, beans, and millet. Suggested citation: Edward Mabaya, Emmanuel Mubangizi, and Chris Ibyisintabyo. 2016. Uganda Brief 2016 - The African Seed Access Index. Available at: tasai.org/reports

Reports from 2014/2015 TASAI Pilot

Kenya Brief 2015

Kenya flagKenya seed index brief 2015 This 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. The brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in Kenya, namely maize, sorghum, beans and cowpea.

South Africa Brief 2015

South Africa seed index brief 2015 This brief summarizes the key findings of a major study conducted in 2013 and 2014 to appraise the structure and economic performance of South Africa's seed sector. The brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in South Africa – maize, soybean, sunflower, and wheat.

Uganda Brief 2015

Uganda seed index brief 2015 This brief summarizes the key findings of a major study conducted in 2013 and 2014 to appraise the structure and economic performance of Uganda's seed sector. The brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in Uganda – maize, sorghum, beans, and millet.

Zimbabwe Brief 2015

Zimbabwe seed index brief 2015 This brief depicts the key findings of a major study conducted in 2013 and 2014 to appraise the structure and economic performance of Zimbabwe's seed sector. The brief focuses on four grain crops that are important to food security in – maize, sorghum, cotton, and soybean.

Reports from 2012 TASAI Design

TASAI Design

TASAI Design TASAI Design: Oct 2012 TASAI was designed after careful and lengthy consultation with seed industry experts in Africa and leading index coordinators. This report summarizes the many considerations that we took into account in designing TASAI. It provides a justification for our methods.



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