Category Archives: Resources

7th National Seed Sector Platform Meeting in the air

Unlike the previous platform meetings, the seventh National Seed Sector Platform Meeting took place through zoom application service due to COVID 19 pandemic. The meeting was hold on 3 June 2020 with thirty eight participants from public, private, NGOs and INGOs. At the meeting, DG of Department of Agriculture delivered opening speech and DG of Department of Planning shared response

Read more


The purpose of the Seed Alert is to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the functioning of the seed sector. The project operates in Ethiopia, Myanmar, Nigeria and Uganda, where Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (WCDI) collaborates with partners in seed programmes. In Myanmar, ISSD Myanmar Programme did COVID-19 Quick Scan Survey and Focus Group Discussions with various

Read more

Pathways for Developing the Seed Sector of Myanmar: A Scoping Study

The study presents an integrated assessment of Myanmar’s seed sector. The study includes an analyses on regulatory environment for seed production and sales; a characterization of Myanmar’s seed sector and seed systems; a landscape of current seed sector interventions; an analysis of three seed value-chains and Myanmar’s seed farm system; as well as business opportunities for the private sector.

Read more

Seed sector action agenda

The Action Agenda has been developed during a large public-private gathering in Nay Pyi Taw, on 4 April 2017. At the meeting there was high-level representation of the government, the private sector and development partners. The Action Agenda aims to divide tasks between support projects and presents a coordination structure for subsequent platform meetings and monitoring of progress.

Read more

Roadmap for Myanmar’s seed sector, 2017-2020

This Roadmap has been developed by the Myanmar Agriculture Network, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the private seed sector and international development organizations. The documents describe the wider policy context, strategic directions forward, as well as the practical problems as faced by seed companies and seed growers on the ground.

Read more
« Older Entries