This book addresses strategies and approaches through which professionals can support informal seed supply, and link these with the conservation and use of the huge genetic resource base of crops and local varieties. The aim of all the strategies, case studies and reflections on experiences presented in this book is to improve the availability of and access to seeds and varieties, thereby improving the livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Ethiopia and beyond.
|Title of host publication||Farmers , seeds and varieties: supporting informal seed supply in Ethiopia|
|Editors||M.H. Thijssen, A. Bishaw|
|Place of Publication||Wageningen|
|Number of pages||347|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|