Supporting Local Seed Businesses : A Training Manual for ISSD Uganda

A. Mastenbroek, A. Chebet, C.T. Muwanika, C.J. Adong, F. Okot, G. Otim, J. Birungi, M. Kansiime, P. Oyee, P. Ninsiima

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The training manual is developed in Uganda to train partner organisations in coaching farmer groups to become sustainable local seed businesses. It introduces the Integrated Seed Sector Development Programme in Uganda and the concept of local seed businesses (LSBs). The manual has 5 modules covering selection, monitoring and sustaining local seed businesses; technically equipping local seed businesses, professionally organising LSBs; orienting LSBs to the market and strategically linking them to service providers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherCentre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR
Number of pages273
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • seed production
  • seed development
  • seed quality
  • rural development
  • farming
  • markets
  • businesses
  • small businesses
  • regional development
  • training courses
  • training
  • agricultural development
  • uganda
  • west africa
  • africa

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    Mastenbroek, A., Chebet, A., Muwanika, C. T., Adong, C. J., Okot, F., Otim, G., Birungi, J., Kansiime, M., Oyee, P., & Ninsiima, P. (2015). Supporting Local Seed Businesses : A Training Manual for ISSD Uganda. Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR.