Policy Brief Series. Issue no. 1, Volume XI, March 2011 Seeds Without Borders

It is the objective of this policy brief to review, reflect and discuss the challenges from the perspectives of technological, organizational, institutional, regulatory, and policy frameworks within the variety development-seed production-seed use continuum. This policy brief proposes recommendations that can be pursued to further enhance the efficiency of the seed systems especially in supporting regional seed marketing and ensuring that women as "natural custodians of seed" benefit from the improved systems.