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Closure of Élan RDC

After seven years and more than 200 partnerships covering 15 provinces and impacting close to 1,000,000 people, Élan RDC
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In 2020, TASAI Inc. rolled out comprehensive seed industry studies in six countries: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria,
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TASAI Inc., in collaboration with the Direction Nationale de l’Agriculture (DNA), convened a workshop to disseminate the findings of
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The 2020 TASAI Malawi Country Report summarizes the findings of the TASAI study conducted in Malawi in 2020 by the TASAI team, including two local seed industry experts. The
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The 2020 TASAI Ghana Country Report summarizes the findings of the TASAI study conducted in Ghana in 2020 by
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Since November 2018, TASAI Inc. has collaborated with Washington, DC-based not-for-profit Development Gateway to digitalize the tools used for
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The TASAI team has recently completed work on the ZEF Working Paper “Decentralized Seed Services in Africa: An Assessment
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On March 18, 2021, TASAI’s Chief Scientific Advisor and Cornell University Research Professor Ed Mabaya gave a webinar entitled
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White paper on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on key aspects of the seed sector in Africa as
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A piece entitled Towards a Vibrant, Private-Sector Led Seed Industry in Africa authored by the TASAI team was published
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In partnership with TASAI, DG has proudly announced the launch of the Visualizing Information on Seeds using Technology in
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Maize farmers in Haut-Katanga and other neighbouring provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will soon benefit from
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Farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will soon have access to 18 new varieties of certified seed
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Kenya’s seed sector has grown significantly in the last few years, in part as a result of the recent
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Developing the market for certified seed, building capacity of local seed companies, and strengthening Mali’s seed testing entity, the
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Rwanda has a growing seed industry which has registered notable improvements over the last ten years. The country currently
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This month’s spotlight focuses on a much-discussed issue in connection with the seed industry in Africa: counterfeit seeds, or
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On May 21, 2019, TASAI, in close collaboration with the Seed Trade Association of Kenya (STAK), convened a workshop
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Representatives of five seed companies paid a visit to the premises of Agricol, a South African seed company, at
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TASAI News – April 2019

Welcome to TASAI’s quarterly newsletter, where we share updates about our work and opportunities to engage with us on
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TASAI @AFTSTA 2019

TASAI participated in the Annual Congress of the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) on March 5-8 in Mombasa, Kenya.
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TASAI MALAWI FINDINGS RELEASED

On February 19, 2019, TASAI convened a meeting to discuss the findings of the TASAI Malawi study. Held in
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 In collaboration development partner ELAN RDC, TASAI has developed a 12-point strategy for the DRC seed sector. Focusing on
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TASAI News – Oct 2018

Welcome to TASAI’s occasional newsletter, where we share updates about our work and opportunities to engage with us on
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Between July and October, our team has launched TASAI in eight new countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia,
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TASAI News – June 2018

Welcome to TASAI’s occasional newsletter, where we share updates about our work and opportunities to engage with us on
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Co-financed with ELAN RDC, in 2017 MM Inc. completed the first-ever TASAI country study of the Democratic Republic of
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A recent study conducted by Agri-Experience highlighted  significant challenges constraining regional trade in East Africa.  In response, USAID AfricaLead
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TASAI @MMM18

TASAI Coordinator Mainza Mugoya facilitated a special session for seed companies at the 2018 Making Markets Matter Program held
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TASAI is growing

MM Inc. has recently signed three grant agreements, increasing TASAI’s scope  from 13 to 25 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
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