Six new Policy Briefs shed light on the political economy of seeds in Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. They arise from the work of the Science, Technology and Innovation theme of the Future Agricultures Consortium.
These Policy Briefs also link to an IDS Bulletin on the politics of seed in Africa’s Green Revolution.
Overview policy brief
- Can Agro-dealers deliver the Green Revolution in Kenya? (Policy Brief 45)
- Seeds and Subsidies: The Political Economy of Input Support Programmes in Malawi (Policy Brief 46)
- From Farmer Participation to Pro-poor Seed Markets: The Political Economy of Commercial Cereal Seed Networks in Ghana (Policy Brief 47)
- The Political Economy of Ethiopian Cereal Seed Systems: State Control, Market Liberalisation and Decentralisation (Policy Brief 48)
- The Politics of Seed Relief in Zimbabwe (Policy Brief 49)
An IDS bulletin has also featured FAC work on the political economy of seed systems in Africa.
About Policy Briefs
These are the latest in our series of Policy Briefs looking at the implications of new research on the design and conduct of policy. For the full list, see our Policy Briefs page.