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Title Overview of seed and plant breeding activities of Swiss organisations in developing countries with special focus on organic and low input farming
FiBL project number 10036
Abstract

The goal of the project was the assessment of the running seed and plant breeding projects under organic or low input farming conditions in developing countries supported by Swiss organisations or institutions. The survey provided an overview of the status quo of Swiss seed projects in developing countries and elucidates reasons for the shortage of organically produced seed in developing countries. Recommendations are drawn to improve availability of seed and planting material in order to safeguard food security, counteract risks of climate change and support sustainable production systems.

Project status completed
Start of project 01.05.2009
End of project 31.12.2010
Financing/ Donor

Stiftung Corymbo Schweiz

FiBL project leader/ contact
FiBL project staff
Role of FiBL

Project lead and implementation

Research area
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Date modified 12.06.2019
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