TASAI participated in the Annual Congress of the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) on March 5-8 in Mombasa, Kenya. The Congress drew thousands of participants from across the Continent. Represented by Principal Investigator Michael Waithaka and Program Coordinator Mainza Mugoya, the TASAI team hosted an exhibition booth with TASAI reports, the Data Appendix, and previous Newsletters on display. The team also held meetings with representatives from the International Seed Federation, the Seed Trade Association of South Sudan, the African Development Bank, and the West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD). As a follow-up to the meeting with CORAF, TASAI participated in the conference of the Alliance for a Seed Industry in West Africa (ASIWA), where Program Coordinator Mainza Mugoya presented the TASAI findings from West African countries.

TASAI Principal Investigator Michael Waithaka at the TASAI booth at the AFSTA Congress in Mombasa