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September 2, 2020


Growing demand requires growing solutions - Nuseed develops a sustainable land-based source of omega-3


August 10, 2020


The Philippines - Hybrid rice promoted to increase rice self-sufficiency


July 24, 2020


Unique country assessments show direct effects COVID-19 crisis on food systems
Landenstudies tonen directe effecten van COVID-19 crisis op voedselsystemen


July 9, 2020


FAO predicts global shortage of protein-rich foods


July 6, 2020


Current outbreaks of COVID-19 and the international movement of seeds - A statement from the International Seed Federation


June 23, 2020


Asia-Pacific seed trade slowly emerges from COVID-19 lockdown


June 18, 2020


COVID-19: Resilience of seed sectors in Africa and Asia at stake


IRRI policy brief: Safeguarding food systems in Southeast Asia amid COVID-19


June 12, 2020


PhilRice reminds farmers: Choose high-quality seeds


June 8, 2020


CGIAR’s international genebanks - GreenPass, a special protocol which guarantees that best practices are used at all stages of handling a seed transfer, puts germplasm distribution in the fast lane


Policy Brief: Impact of COVID-19 on the Rice Value Chain (RVC) in Asia


June 2, 2020


The Philippines - Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program's seed deliveries hit 1 million bags of certified rice seed amidst lockdown


June 1, 2020


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, and The Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World launch new online dashboard to inform better food policy - Dashboard houses food systems data from more than 230 countries and territories


May 26, 2020


Pandemics aren’t limited to people: How the world’s most famous seed vault defends plants against their next big outbreak (The  Counter)


May 19, 2020


COVID-19: Rapid assessments highlight immediate impacts on seed sector
Covid-19: Voedseltekort dreigt zonder direct ingrijpen in zaadsector ontwikkelingslanden


The Philippines - East-West Seed distributes tons of vegetables to frontliners and communities (Horti Daily)


May 14, 2020


In post-Covid India, Save farmers by protecting seeds - Seed security is synonymous with food security: one cannot exist without control over the other 


May 12, 2020


India - Women farmers take a significant step towards seed security in Odisha


May 6, 2020


COVID-19’s long shadow darkens the future of Southeast Asia’s food security


April 30, 2020


"Asia-Pacific countries must take urgent action to tackle COVID-19’s recession-induced hunger" - Op-ed By Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo, Deputy-Director, Agricultural Development Economics Division, FAO


April 29, 2020


Latest statement from the World Seed Partnership partners


April 23, 2020


Philippine government launches Plant Plant Plant Program


April 22, 2020


India - Treat seed sector on par with agriculture: National Seed Association of India to Agriculture Ministry (The Hindu BusinessLine)


April 21, 2020


Asia-Pacific seed trade reeling from COVID-19 lockdown - Severe restrictions on the movements of people and goods imposed in recent weeks are having widespread negative effects on the seed industry in the Asia-Pacific region with international seed trade particularly affected, a survey of seed companies finds


The Philippines - Rice seed distribution continues amidst COVID-19 crisis


COVID-19 in India - Government of India extends lockdown but exempts additional rural activities


Global Report on Food Crises reveals scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries - Annual report on acute food insecurity and malnutrition published today


Joint statement on COVID-19 impacts on food security and nutrition - FAO, IFAD, the World Bank and WFP on the occasion of the Extraordinary G20 Agriculture Minister's Meeting


International Seed Federation - Seed movement during the COVID-19 pandemic: a video Q&A with Szabolcs Ruthner, Regulatory Affairs Executive, and Rose Souza Richards, Seed Health Manager


April 20, 2020


India - After harvesting, the next farm challenge: seeds for kharif - Companies are racing against time to make available hybrids and high yielding varieties of paddy, maize, cotton and soyabean (The Indian Express)


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