Policy Seminar

Supplying High-Quality Seeds and Traits to Smallholder Farmers: Policy and Investment Options for Developing-Country Seed Systems

Speakers:

Moderator:

Chair:

  • Mark Rosegrant, director of the environment and production technology division, IFPRI
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