African Union Whitepaper provides options and recommendations for tackling COVID-19 impacts on seed sectors

In 2020, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) supported the development of a Whitepaper aimd at informing strategies to manage the COVID-19 crisis and its impacts on the functioning of African seed sectors.

The White Paper reviews the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on key aspects of the seed sector in Africa. It describes actions by governments and other stakeholders in response to emerging challenges in the seed sector. Building on this, the paper concludes with short-and medium-term recommendations to build resilient seed systems, thereby strengthening food systems serving Africa

Read the document here (African Union website)