Relevant News Articles
This month’s spotlight focuses on a much-discussed issue in connection with the seed industry in Africa: counterfeit seeds, or “fake seeds,” as they are often called. The article explains why fake seeds are a serious problem in Africa and discusses some innovative solutions countries are implementing to combat the issue.
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IPP Media, May 2, 2019 | TOSCI warns of uncertified poor quality sunflower seeds
SeedWorld, April 23, 2019| CIMMYT and Clinton Foundation Partner to Improve Access to Climate-Resilient Maize Seed
Nyasa Times, April 16, 2019 | Malawi Farmers Advised to Plant Dekalb Maize Seeds for Better Yields
Nyasa Times, March 18, 2019 | Lilongwe and Dedza Farmers Hail Peacock Seeds
Daily maverick, June 13, 2017 | Two Malawis, Few Opportunities, One Challenge
VOA News, February 6, 2017 | Malawi Farmers Apply New Methods to Increase Yield
Relief Web, Jan 21, 2017 | Taking Malawi famers a step closer to recovery
Science Daily, December 13, 2016 | Can Africa Feed Itself?