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Enhancing Seed Trade - Lessons from the 2019 Access to Seeds Index

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Enhancing Seed Trade - Lessons from the 2019 Access to Seeds Index

  1. 1. Enhancing Seed Trade Lessons from the Access to Seeds Index 2019 Bangalore, 18 October 2019
  2. 2. UN Agencies (2018): We are losing the fight against malnutrition, because of climate change Number of undernourished people 2005-2017 (millions) World: on the rise Asia: standstill Africa: on the rise Latin America: standstill UN agencies • Help farmers to adapt to climate change • Improve access to new crop varieties 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 2005 2010 2012 2014 2016 2017
  3. 3. Scientific reports (2019): “Without change, the global food system will destabalize the planet” Food system transformation Remain food production within planetary boundaries • Climate • Land • Water • Nutrients • Biodiversity Shift to healthier and sustainable diets • Accessibility • Agrobiodivers • Nutritional value • Plant-based proteins • Better shelflife
  4. 4. The Business and Sustainable Development Commission: $2.3 trillion growth market Prioirity on global agenda grows investor interest Guide investor money to where it matters most You have got the spotlight
  5. 5. Access to Seeds Index 2019 covers 62 seed companies, including 45 SME’s from regions themselves Source: Access to Seeds Index 2019 – Synthesis Report
  6. 6. Access to Seeds Index: unique resource in the public domain on seed industry performance in the global south Individual scorecards of 62 companies in active in the global south Performance of the global seed industry and regional industry in three key regions Presence and portfolio of companies across 65 countries in the global south https://www.accesstoseeds.org
  7. 7. 1 East-West Seed (THA-Private) 2 Bayer (DEU-Listed) 3 Syngenta (CHE-Private) 4 Advanta (ARE-Listed) 5 Corteva Agriscience (USA - Listed) 6 Acsen HyVeg (IND-Private) 7 Namdhari Seeds (IND-Private) 8 Limagrain (FRA-Cooperative/Listed) 9 Nuziveedu Seeds (IND-Private) 10 Monsanto (USA-Listed) 11 BRAC Seed & Agro Enterprise (BGD-Social Enterprise) 12 Metahelix Life Sciences Ltd (IND-Listed) 13 Lal Teer Seed (BGD-Listed) 14 Kalash Seed (IND-Private) 15 Known-You Seed (TWN-Private) 16 Vinaseed (VNM-Listed) 17 Charoen Pokphand (THA-Private) 18 Takii (JPN-Private) 19 Mahyco (IND-Private) 20 Sakata (JPN-Listed) 21 National Seeds Corporation (IND-State-owned) 22 Punjab Seed Corporation (PAK-State-owned) 23 Nongwoo Bio (KOR-Listed) 24 Bioseed (IND-Private) Only top 10 is shown. For full rankings: https://www.accesstoseeds.org/the-index/ 1 East African Seed (KEN-Private) 2 Seed Co (ZAF-Listed) 3 East-West Seed (THA-Private) 4 Corteva Agriscience (USA-Listed) 5 Syngenta (CHE - Private) 6 Victoria Seeds (UGA-Private) 7 NASECO (UGA-Private) 8 Equator Seeds (UGA-Private) 9 Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation (ETH-State owned) 10 FICA Seeds (UGA-Private) 11 Technisem (FRA-Private) 12 Pop Vriend Seeds (NLD-Private) 13 Demeter Seed (MWI-Private) 14 Kenya Seed Company (KEN-Private) 15 Monsanto* (USA-Listed) 16 Kenya Highland Seed (KEN-Private) 17 Capstone Seeds (ZAF-Private) 18 Klein Karoo Africa (ZAF-Private) 19 Zamseed (ZAM-Private) 20 Darusalam Seed Company (SOM-Private) 21 Starke Ayres (ZAF-Private) 22 Hygrotech (ZAF-Private) 1 Value Seeds (NGA-Private) 2.85 2.52 2.48 2.39 2.21 2.15 2.11 2.11 1.97 1.82 1.82 1.57 2 Technisem (FRA-Private) 3 East-West Seed (THA-Private) 4 Syngenta (CHE-Private) 5 Tropicasem (SEN - Private) 6 Maslaha Seeds (NGA-Private) 7 Seed Co (ZAF-Listed) 8 Semagri (CMR-Private) 9 Nankosem (USA-Listed) 10 Corteva Agriscience (UGA-Private) 11 Premier Seed (NGA-Private) 12 Da-Allgreen Seeds (NGA-Private) 0 1 2 3 4 5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 South and Southeast Asia: • 5 Global companies in top 10; • 5 from region (three from India) Eastern & Southern Africa: • 2 regional companies lead, • 7 from region in top 10 Western & Central Africa: • Nigerian comp. leads ranking; • 5 from the region in top 10 Rankings demonstrate the key role of regional companies for improving access to seeds
  8. 8. Leading seed companies are present with sales throughout the region, investments concentrate on a select number of countries Country India Bangladesh Indonesia Vietnam Thailand Pakistan Sri Lanka Nepal Philippines Myanmar Cambodia Laos Afghanistan Companies 21 20 18 18 17 17 16 15 15 12 10 9 6 Number of companies with sales activities per country South and Southeast Asia Breeding Production Processing Bangladesh Thailand Vietnam Indonesia Number of companies reporting facilities India Philippines 11 7 13 18 17 18 5 10 8 6 8 4 4 7 6 2 4 3 Seed hubs in the region Source: Key findings, Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia 2019
  9. 9. Companies work on a broad portfolio. Legumes are largely overlooked. Hybrids are dominant Hybrid OPV Vegetables Field crops 5 2 6 13 1 8 1 1 1 9 14 7 Rice Maize Millets Sunflower Sorghum Wheat Sesame 2 18 Cabbage 6 18 Cucumber 6 18 Gourd 5 18 Pepper (hot) 6 18 Tomato 3 18 Watermelon 3 17 Cauliflower 3 16 Pumpkin 5 15 Eggplant 2 14 Melon 4 14 Pepper (sweet) 12 11 Carrot 2 10 Squash 9 8 Onion 9 5 Green bean 9 3 Green pea 8 1 Lettuce 10 15 Okra Vegetables Field crops Legumes Global companies Regional companies 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 6 14 14 14 7 10 10 11 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 7 6 8 8 7 9 7 6 6 8 8 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 6 42 11 6 6 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 Source: Key findings, Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia 2019
  10. 10. South and Southeast Asia: Companies reach only 20% of smallholders; most companies focus adoption strategies on just a few countries 6 9 10 12 15 15 16 17 17 18 18 20 15 21 Myanmar Pakistan Sri Lanka Laos Nepal Afghanistan Number of companies with capacity building programs Number of companies present 3 3 3 1 1 0 India Bangladesh Indonesia Philippines Thailand Vietnam Cambodia 9 8 6 6 5 3 Sales is often not accompanied by capacity building Source: Key findings, Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia 2019
  11. 11. Leading seed companies are present throughout the region, South Africa and Kenya emerge as seed hubs 13121110987654321 Number of companies Seed company presence Source: Key Findings, Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa 2019 Breeding Production Processing Main seed hubs Ethiopia 2 2 4 Tanzania 4 8 3 Zambia 4 4 South Africa 3 7 8 Uganda 5 5 4 6 Kenya 6 6 8 Zimbabwe 3 4 4
  12. 12. Eastern and Southern Africa: Companies have a broad sales portfolio but focus breeding primarily on maize Number of companies with breeding programs for crops Maize Beans, dry Soybean Tomato Sorghum Wheat Onion Watermelon Pumpkin Okra Pepper (hot) Pepper (sweet) Green bean 11 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 Field crop Legumes Vegetable Source: Key Findings, Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa 2019 Crops found in company portfolios Vegetables Field crops Legumes Tomato Onion Cabbage Watermelon Pepper (hot) Pepper (sweet) Carrot Eggplant Pumpkin Okra Cucumber Lettuce Melon Cauliflower Squash Green bean Green pea Gourd 14 5 14 5 13 5 13 5 13 5 12 5 12 5 12 5 12 5 11 5 10 5 10 5 9 5 9 5 9 5 9 5 9 3 2 3 Maize Sorghum Millets Rice Sunflower Wheat Sesame Potato Soybean Dry Beans Groundnut Cowpea Pigeon pea Chickpea 13 3 13 3 8 2 7 2 7 1 1 5 3 5 1 2 11 3 10 2 9 1 7 3 1 15 2 Global companies Regional companies
  13. 13. Western and Central Africa: Diversity of seed industry players has potential to release new varieties across all countries… Origin of homegrown seed companies Presence global seed companies Source: www.accesstoseeds.org/publications Companies 16 14 13 12 12 11 11 8 7 6 6 6 5 5 4 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 F ebru ary, 2 0 1 8 Landscaping study for the R eg ional Access to Seeds Index for Western & Central Africa Coordinated under the supervision of Mr. Yacouba Diallo, Bamako, Mali Commissioned by the Access to Seeds Foundation Identifying Leading Seed Companies in Western and Central Africa January 2 0 1 9 Bridg ing the g apbetween the world’s leading seed companies and the smallholder farmer Access to Seeds Index 2019 Global Seed Companies Presence seed-producing cooperatives
  14. 14. Companies work on a broad portfolio. OPVs are dominant, only for maize and some vegetables more hybrids Source: Access to Seeds Index for Western and Central Africa 2019 Hybrid OPV Soybean Cowpea Groundnut 7 5 4 Pigeon pea Beans, dry Chickpea 0 0 0 Legumes African Eggplant Amaranth Celosia Roselle Bede mafane Cassava Ewedu 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 Choisam Hairy nightshade Jew’s mallow Kangkong Spider plant Yardlong bean 1 1 1 1 1 1 Local cropsLocal crops
  15. 15. Only eight African companies and three global companies are involved in breeding, resulting in outdated portfolio Source: Access to Seeds Index for Western and Central Africa 2019 From African continent From outside the continent Age of youngest variety (% ) 21 31 48 12 88 Source of varieties Almost 50% of portfolio of regional companies older than 5 years Companies breeding in Western and Central Africa
  16. 16. • Getting good seed in the hands of farmers is a global priority for climate action and food system transformation • Asian seed industry has regional challenges, and a lot of potential for the African continent • Network of professional seed partners is available to reach African farmers across all sub-Saharan countries Scaling up innovation

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