Institutionalizing quality declared seed in Uganda


Farmer-led seed enterprises can produce good quality seed and market it. However, for 8 them to thrive they need a conducive policy and regulatory framework that is inclusive and less 9 stringent than existing national regulatory frameworks. One option to provide a more enabling en- 10 vironment for farmer-led enterprises is the Quality Declared Seed (QDS) system. In Uganda, this 11 seed class is specifically introduced for farmer-led enterprises to produce and market quality as- 12 sured seed of crops and varieties not served by the private sector. The system is anchored in the 13 Ugandan national seed policy and seed regulations and its operationalization plan....

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