Short Courses‎ > ‎

Seed Systems

DESCRIPTION

Participants will be given an understanding of the role of seed systems and the actors involved in the seed chain. They will look at case studies and be able to learn from others’ experiences. This course prepares participants to help make improvements in their seed systems both locally and nationally.

OBJECTIVES
  • Understand the principles of quality seed production, seed systems and policy.
  • Identify the actors and linkages within the seed chain and their contribution to seed promotion and distribution
  • Be able to identify constraints within an existing seed system
  • Be able to choose the appropriate seed system for local condition.
  • Be able to plan for and deploy a seed system in local conditions
KEY MODULES
  • Seed processing and certification
  • Seed systems
  • Seed policy and regulation
  • Linkages and networks
  • Promotion of quality seeds
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • NARES and other public sector entities
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)
DURATION
  • 10 days
PREREQUISITE
  • RP 101, SP 101 or equivalent
CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Achu Arboleda
IRRI Education
E-mail: m.s.arboleda@irri.org

International Rice Research Institute
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
Fax: (63- 2) 891-1292; 580 5699
Phone: (63- 2) 845-0563; 580 5600 ext 2538
Email: education@irri.org
Comments