Supporting farmers in maintaining and selecting seeds of local varieties

C.J.M. Almekinders, N.P. Louwaars

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationFarmers , seeds and varieties: supporting informal seed supply in Ethiopia
    EditorsM.H. Thijssen, A. Bishaw
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    PublisherWageningen International
    Pages87-96
    Number of pages347
    ISBN (Print)9789085852155
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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