Seed News

Relevant News Articles

TASAI Inc., in collaboration with the Direction Nationale de l’Agriculture (DNA), convened a workshop to disseminate the findings of the TASAI 2020 Mali Update study and to launch the 2021 TASAI Mali comprehensive study. The meeting was convened in a hybrid format on July 23 with 20 participants attending in person at the Grand Hotel in Bamako and another 26 participants attending virtually. The meeting was officially opened by H.E. Modibo Keita, the Mali Minister for Rural Development. In his remarks, he noted that a vibrant seed sector was critical for the successful implementation of the government’s National Plan for Investment in the Agriculture Sector. The meeting was also attended by key government officials in the seed sector, including the Director of DNA and the Chief of the Mali Seed Laboratory (LABOSEM), as well by the Country Manager for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and representatives from seed companies and the Association of Seed Producers in Mali (ASSEMA).

TASAI has produced a 5-minute video from the meeting, which can be accessed HERE. The TASAI 2020 Mali update report can be accessed HERE.

Relief Web, November 14, 2020 | Farmers in Mali Endorse Climate-Resilient and High-Yielding Crop Varieties

Trade for Development News, July 17, 2020 | COVID-19 and the seed sector: How countries are navigating challenges

Africa News, July 15, 2020 | Coronavirus – Africa: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launches the new COVID-19 Response

Biz Community, July 9, 2020 | How a global pandemic could strengthen agribusiness in Africa

World Bank Group, July 9, 2020 | Digital Ag Series: Dalberg on AgTech – Potential of Digital Agriculture Platforms for Smallholder Agriculture in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond

All Africa, June 8, 2020 | The Women Championing Agricultural Transformation in Africa

All Africa, July 8, 2020 | Data-Driven Advisory Services Key for Africa’s Agricultural Development

The Standard, July 6, 2020 | Investing in digital agric can help Africa beat Covid-19

World Economic Forum, June 30, 2020 | Africa is facing a food crisis due to COVID-19. These seeds could help prevent it

IT Online, June 29, 2020 |
Africa’s agriculture value chains must go digital

ICIR, June 27, 2020 | COVID-19 effects threaten food security, increase vulnerability, women farmers raise alarm

Alliance for Science, June 23, 2020 | COVID-19 disrupts Africa’s seed supply, threatening food security

My Joy Online, June 24, 2020 | Covid–19 pandemic disrupting seed industry in Africa – National Seed Trade Association of Ghana

Horti Daily, June 24, 2020 | Resilience of seed sectors in Africa and Asia at stake due to pandemic

ILRI News, June 10, 2020 | The power of ideas: New ways of thinking about gender can improve development outcomes

IPP Media, June 14, 2020 | App uses science, tradition to warn farmers about drought

IPP Media, June 11, 2020 | Industrial agriculture receiving bulk of Africa’s development funding

Ag Web, May 25, 2020 | Women Who Farm Are Food Security Champions

All Africa, May 13, 2020 | AATF and AUDA-NEPAD to promote agricultural research and commercialisation in Africa

The Chronicle, May 13, 2020| AfDB programme to boost Africa’s food basket

Africa Times, April 30, 2020 | Mitigating COVID-19’s impact on Africa’s food systems

GLP, March 27, 2020 | COVID-19 virus spread prompts food insecurity fears in Africa

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

Disrupt Africa, December 13, 2019 | How Mali’s OKO Finance helps rural farmers access crop insurance



Next Page »



X