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Presentation: Meeting planting material requirements of smallholders through commercializing the informal seed system

This presentation outlines commercialization of informal seed systems to aid small holders to meet planting material requirements. This idea originates from challenges posed by prolonged dry seasons, such as decline in planting materials that can be conserved through irrigation. It concludes with emphasis that informal systems can as well conserve …

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Presentation: Working with the informal sweetpotato seed system to deliver benefits in the Lake Zone of Tanzania

Tanzania’s lake region is a major sweetpotato (SP) production area as SP is important to small holder farmers. Limited quality planting materials and information are prime constraint to SP continuous production. This presentation reports on informal seed systems impact as compared to formal sector potential. Major study findings include increased …

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