Seed News

Relevant News Articles

IPP Media, March 2, 2020 | African farmers helping to grow quality seed for ‘neglected’ crops

Daily Monitor, February 22, 2020 | Smallholder farmers to transform Africa’s agriculture

|CNBC Africa, February 12, 2020 | How open data can boost agricultural productivity, improve food security in Africa

Precision Ag, February 3, 2020 | Technology Trends African Farmers Are Embracing in 2020

Alpha Impact, January 22, 2020 | IDH raises €100 million to catalyze smallholder farmer finance

CTECH, December 29, 2019 | Impact Investing—Food and Security in a World With Dwindling Resources

CNN Business, October 18, 2019 | How technology is helping African farms to flourish

Punch Online, October 16, 2019 | African nations advocate free seeds movement

Farmers Review Africa, August 20, 2019 | Vodacom’s Women Farmers Programme goes nationwide to transform small scale Agri sector through Digital tools

IPP Media, August 16, 2019 | Put funds into agriculture, SADC women farmers’ NGO demands

Modern Ghana, August 3, 2019 | How Agriculture Impacts African Economies

Tipperary Live, June 27, 2019 | Tipperary students win world award for helping African farmers


Euro News, June 21, 2019 | There are lessons to be learned to ensure technology is a force for good for Africa’s farmers

CTA Blog, June 18, 2019 | Farmer communication and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agricultures and supportive policies key to wider adoption of climate-smart agriculture

Africa News, June 3, 2019 | uMsinga emerging farmer invests in high-tech agriculture solutions that will benefit local women-run farming cooperatives

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.

Click here to read the article (read time: about 5 min).

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?