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ECAPAPA. 2003. Seed Certification. ECAPAPA Policy Brief No. 5. ECAPAPA/ASARECA, Entebbe, Uganda.
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The harmonization of seed policies and regulation in the ASARECA member countries is the first step toward creating a seed market that is large enough to attract investment by local and international investors...
The harmonization of seed policies and regulations in the ASARECA member countries is the first step toward creating a seed market that is large enough to attract investment by local and international investors who will provide the quantity, quality and variety of improved seed to meet the region’s growing demands. Since September 1999, ASARECA with support from USAID has supported a pilot project through ECAPAPA in the East African Community (EAC) countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda on five specific areas, namely - phytosanitary regulations - seed certification - plant variety protection - laws and regulations governing the seed trade - variety evaluation, release and registration. Each of these areas is the subject of a policy brief