Africa RISING                                      East and Southern Africa Research Review and Planning                  ...
ICRISAT’s Experiences
Objective 1: Accelerate the production of Breeder andBasic1.1 Project improved varieties released by NARS • Act seed of Pl...
Objective 2: Build the capacity of NARS and small-scaleprivate seed producers through investment in training inseed produc...
Objective 3. Foster public-private partnerships toincrease the sustainability of seed systems servingsmallholders.• Act 3....
PROGRESSBEANSTanzaniaCIAT• 100 kg of Breeder seed of Jessica (relatively drought tolerant  and marketable variety ) and Ly...
DARS – Malawi (Breeder Seed)
GROUNDNUTSICRISAT• One ton each of Breeder seed of ICGV-SM 90704 and CG7  produced in Malawi• One ton Basic seed – same va...
Zambia• 200 Kg each of Breeder seed of Chishango, MGV4 and MGV5PIGEONPEASICRISAT• Two tons Breeder seed of Mwaiwathualimi ...
SOYBEANSZambia• 100 kg Breeder SeedCOWPEASDARS- Malawi• 300 Kg Certified SeedZambia• 80 Kg of Basic seed
INDICATORS for REPORTING•   INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-5 Number of farmers and others who have applied new technologies or man...
Challenges• Funding Phase – out of sync with Southern Africa• Contracting Partners• Fund disbursements--------------------...
Resilient Systems -Integration
THANK YOU
Multiplication of breeder and basic seed for maize and legumes in Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia
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Presented by Moses Siambi (ICRISAT Malawi), Geoffrey Kananji (DARS Malawi), Jean-Claude Rubyogo (CIAT Tanzania), Francisco Miti (SCCI Zambia) and Omari Mponda (NARI Tanzania) at the Africa RISING East and Southern Africa Research Review and Planning Meeting, Arusha, Tanzania, 1-5 October 2012

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Multiplication of breeder and basic seed for maize and legumes in Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia

  1. 1. Africa RISING East and Southern Africa Research Review and Planning Meeting, Arusha, Tanzania, 1-5 October 2012Multiplication of Breeder and Basic Seed for Maize and Legumes in Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia Moses Siambi - ICRISAT Malawi Geoffrey Kananji - DARS Malawi Jean-Claude Rubyogo – CIAT Tanzania Francisco Miti - SCCI Zambia Omari Mponda - NARI Tanzania
  2. 2. ICRISAT’s Experiences
  3. 3. Objective 1: Accelerate the production of Breeder andBasic1.1 Project improved varieties released by NARS • Act seed of Planning Meeting• Act. 1.2 To make an inventory of preferred released varieties of Beans, Cowpeas, Soybeans, Pigeonpea, Groundnuts and (Maize?), in the three target countries• Act 1.3 To make an inventory of potential multiplication sites in the 3 target countries (including research stations, private farms, contract farmers).• Act 1.4 To estimate targets for quality seed production for Beans, Groundnuts, Pigeonpea, Cowpeas, and Soybeans required for 2013/14 season• Act. 1.5 To source sufficient foundation seed required for multiplication of certified seed and contract seed producers• Act. 1.6 Produce basic seed of released and preferred varieties for target crops
  4. 4. Objective 2: Build the capacity of NARS and small-scaleprivate seed producers through investment in training inseed production, management, and management tools• Act. 2.1 Train Breeders and Technical staff of Seed Companies and NARS in seed production and management• Act 2.2: Supervision of seed multiplication to ensure that all required standards for foundation and/or certified seed are met• Act 2.3 Planning of farmer field days and farmer-managed demonstrations of improved varieties with quality seed during the 2013/14 crop season
  5. 5. Objective 3. Foster public-private partnerships toincrease the sustainability of seed systems servingsmallholders.• Act 3.1: Purchase, assemble and clean produced seed for packing in appropriate-sized packs for distribution to project activity sites• Act 3.2: Transport and distribution of quality seed to project activity sites
  6. 6. PROGRESSBEANSTanzaniaCIAT• 100 kg of Breeder seed of Jessica (relatively drought tolerant and marketable variety ) and Lyamungu (high yielding and highly marketable variety) and adapted to Northern Zones of Tanzania e.g. Manyara region etc:• Facilitate the availability of 8 tones of Certified seed of 8 released varieties by SARI in northern zones of TanzaniaZambia• Basic seed of Kabulanketi variety – 200Kg
  7. 7. DARS – Malawi (Breeder Seed)
  8. 8. GROUNDNUTSICRISAT• One ton each of Breeder seed of ICGV-SM 90704 and CG7 produced in Malawi• One ton Basic seed – same varieties as aboveTanzania• 200 Kg each Breeder seed of the following varieties – Nachingwea, Masasi, Naliendele• One ton Basic seed of Naliendele• Ten tons Certified seed
  9. 9. Zambia• 200 Kg each of Breeder seed of Chishango, MGV4 and MGV5PIGEONPEASICRISAT• Two tons Breeder seed of Mwaiwathualimi and ICEAP 0015/14• Eight tons of Basic seed of same varieties as aboveTanzania• 10 tons each of Certified seed of 000557 and ICEAP 00040
  10. 10. SOYBEANSZambia• 100 kg Breeder SeedCOWPEASDARS- Malawi• 300 Kg Certified SeedZambia• 80 Kg of Basic seed
  11. 11. INDICATORS for REPORTING• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-5 Number of farmers and others who have applied new technologies or management practices as a result of USG assistance (RiA) (WOG)• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-6 Number of individuals who have received USG supported long-term agricultural sector productivity or food security training (S)• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-7 Number of individuals who have received USG supported short-term agricultural sector productivity or food security training (RiA) (WOG)• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-11 Number of food security private enterprises (for profit), producers organizations, water users associations, women’s groups, trade and business associations, and community-based organizations (CBOs) receiving USG assistance (RiA) (WOG)• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-27 Number of members of producer organizations and community based organizations receiving USG assistance (S)• INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-28 Number of private enterprises, producers organizations, water users associations, women’s groups, trade and business associations and community-based organizations (CBOs) that applied new technologies or management practices as a result of USG assistance (RiA) (WOG)• IR3 - INDICATOR TITLE: 4.5.2-12 Number of public-private partnerships formed as a result of FTF assistance (S)
  12. 12. Challenges• Funding Phase – out of sync with Southern Africa• Contracting Partners• Fund disbursements------------------------------------------------------------------------------• Moving seed for 2012/2013 season Southern TZ, Malawi and Zambia------------------------------------------------------------------------------• Can move quickly to meet seed demand for the season
  13. 13. Resilient Systems -Integration
  14. 14. THANK YOU
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