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  1. Conventional plant breeding and modern technology can increase the density of micronutrients in staple crops grown and consumed by smallholder farmers around the world. This means that tens of millions of people today, many having suffered from the effects of "hidden hunger," are eating more...
  2. Producing and Marketing Quality & Superior Seed Varieties to Somali Farmers Our vision is to lead the Somali agricultural sector in providing appropriate and affordable seed alongside complementary technologies in support of farming as a business.
  3. Emergency seed interventions may already be planned or ongoing in many areas (e.g. to respond to drought, pest infestation, displacement, or other stresses). COVID-19 and its associated restrictions on travel, trade and markets may also constrain farmers’ seed security, as well as the ways in...
  4. CIMMYT scientists develop improved maize and wheat lines, with resistance to globally important biotic and abiotic stresses, and with improved nutritional and processing quality. Our germplasm banks contain the largest and most diverse collections of maize and wheat in the world. Improved and...
  5. The AVRDC Vegetable Genetic Resources Information System (AVGRIS) is an information system that manages the data of all vegetable germplasm conserved in the AVRDC genebank. The Genetic Resources and Seed Unit uses this system to efficiently manage genebank operations. AVGRIS links all germplasm...
  6. By recycling seeds that would have otherwise been thrown out or composted, we are implementing a self-sufficient seed bank & tree nursery that provides relevant training for year round agriculture; improves the genetic diversity of local gardens, farms and kitchens and builds resilient...
  7. ECHO Partner In the early 1980’s, a vision was born to establish a practical training center for Christian workers going to serve in developing regions of the world. TwoWarner University(then Warner Southern College) faculty members, Dr. Bob Clark and Charlie Smith, promoted the idea of...
  8. Hope Seeds is a Christian ministry which provides quality garden seeds to a hungry world through missionaries and mission teams to help feed the whole person – body, mind, and soul. The world is full of hungry people! Hope Seeds is making plans to help as many as possible grow food for themselves...
  9. 2010-01-20 Seeds are critical for addressing the dual challenges of food insecurity and climate change. Farmers depend on quality seed of appropriate varieties to attain food security. However, in recent times, natural disasters, such as droughts, floods and hurricanes, and human-caused disasters, such as...
  10. National Tested Seeds (NTS) is a supplier of quality seed, with a diverse portfolio of different seed types, including vegetable, oilseeds, small grains, legumes, grains and cereals, and has established itself as a trusted brand and a leading supplier of seeds in Zimbabwe. National Tested Seeds...
  11. Global Seed Savers is an educational and advocacy international non-profit organization supporting smallholder farmers in creating local food sovereignty and fostering a healthy environment through technical training and the establishment of community-owned and operated seed libraries.
  12. 2021-02-01 Seeds are a strategic starting point for any agricultural development program or project, and good seeds are undoubtedly one of the most important material inputs for farmers, both men and women. In some farming communities and families, seeds are the most significant predictor of productivity....
  13. Half the world still lives on less than $2 per day. On this budget, it can be impossible to sustain life. Malnutrition in the developing world causes dire consequences for nearly a billion people, 60% of them women and girls. Yet, there is hope for change as the majority of those who are hungry...
  14. Works to improve the well-being of humanity through scientific research and postgraduate education applied to the development, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica. What is CATIE The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center...
  15. The core function of #day3seeds is Vegetable Seed development, focusing on open-pollinated vegetable species, specifically of varieties which will prove useful in developing nations where such efforts are currently lacking. The ‘people’ we strive to serve initially are in three regions: 1. East...

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