Local based

Quality seed


About us

The Integrated Seed Sector Development programme in Uganda (ISSD Uganda) aims to support the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector.

Early generation seed

One of the major bottlenecks limiting farmers’ access to good quality seed for food crops in Uganda is the shortage of early generation seed (EGS – breeder and foundation)…

ISSD Uganda: Local Seeds Businesses to Uganda

This video from ISSD Uganda looks at how farmers, as members of Uganda’s 30 Local Seed Businesses (LSBs), are collaborating toward the production quality declared seed, enabling significantly increased crop yields.

Local Seeds Businesses

The ISSD Uganda programme is working with 30 local seed businesses (LSBs) to produce quality seed of locally adapted crops and varieties for local markets

Uptake of quality seed

ISSD coordinators
and partners: