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Effective seed quality assurance

Working Paper Series 2017 – 2

Quality assurance is an important aspect of seed production and marketing. External quality assurance is often seen as the centre piece of the seed sector, and so when aiming to strengthen seed sector functioning, the automatic response is to improve seed certification systems. However, there is little evidence of well-functioning seed certification systems in sub-Saharan Africa.This paper investigates the different kinds of quality assurance mechanisms that are being used, and in which circumstances they work

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