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Postgraduate course (‘Train-the trainers’) - Participatory Plant Breeding & Resilient Seed Systems: Options for Stakeholder Engagement and Benefit Sharing

Lammerts van Bueren, Edith T.; Almekinders, Conny; Chable, Veronique; Bocci, Riccardo; Messmer, Monika; Weltzien, Eva; Rattunde, Fred and van de Vijver, Claudius (2020) Postgraduate course (‘Train-the trainers’) - Participatory Plant Breeding & Resilient Seed Systems: Options for Stakeholder Engagement and Benefit Sharing. .

[img] PDF - English (Course guide)
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[img] PDF - English (Further reading_Resilient Seed Systems Shared Action Framework)
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[img] PDF - English (Further reading_Lammerts_ Towards systems-based breeding concept)
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[img] PDF - English (1.1 Participatory Plant Breeding Experiences_Participatory Plant Breeding and its challenges – Local solutions to global problems_Salvatore Ceccarelli (RSR-Italy))
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[img] PDF - English (1.1.1 Further reading_ Ceccarelli _Evolutionary plant breeding)
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[img] PDF - English (1.2 Participatory Plant Breeding Experiences_Participatory research for organic agriculture: the case of Brassica plant breeding in Brittany_Veronique Chable (INRA Rennes-France))
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[img] PDF - English (1.2.1 Further reading_Chable_Embedding Cultivated Diversity)
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[img] PDF - English (1.3 Participatory Plant Breeding Experiences_Example of PPB cotton in India (including involvement/financing by cotton industry)_Monika Messmer (FiBL-Switzerland))
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[img] PDF - English (1.3.1 Further reading_Messmer_Participatory non-GM cotton)
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[img] PDF - English (1.3.2 Further reading_ Messmer_ Factors Influencing Farmers’ Choice to Adopt Organic or Conventional Farming Systems for Cotton)
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[img] PDF - English (1.4 Participatory Plant Breeding Experiences_Sorghum breeding for grain and stover quality through a farmer-researcher network in West Africa: case of Malin_Baloua Nebie (ICRISAT-Burkina Faso/Mali))
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[img] PDF - English (2.1 Involving actors of the value chain_Involving actors of the value chain in valuing Native Maize and Indigenous Communities_Martha Willcox_ (CIMMYT, Mexico))
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[img] PDF - English (2.1.1_ Further reading_ Willcox_ Evolutionary and food supply implications)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2 Involving actors of the value chain_PPB creating a value chain for breeding new plant varieties meeting farmers’ needs and supporting on-farm conservation_Pratap Shrestha - (SeedChange, previously USC Canada))
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.1 _ Further reading_ Shrestha _Agricultural innovation through participatory research_Honduras)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.2_ Further reading_ Shrestha _Participatory Plant Breeding)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.3_ Further reading_ Shrestha _ Farmer participatory crop improvement_Nepal)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.4_ Further reading_ Shrestha _ Highly client-oriented plant breeding)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.5_ Further reading_ Shrestha _Participatory crop improvement_rice Nepal)
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[img] PDF - English (2.2.6_Further reading_ Shrestha _ References)
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[img] PDF - English (2.3 Involving actors of the value chain_Establishing gender-aware value chains for biofortified sweet potato products in Rwanda_Jan Low (CIP/SSA, Kenya))
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[img] PDF - English (2.3.1_ Further reading_ Low _ Flyer Spot Super Foods)
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[img] PDF - English (2.3.1_ Further reading_ Low _Understanding innovation)
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[img] PDF - English (3.1 Facilitating Seed System Innovations_collaborative learning for sustainable seed-system development_Eva Weltzien (Mali/Michigan-USA/Germany))
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[img] PDF - English (3.1.1 _ Further reading_ Weltzien_Long-term collaboration)
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[img] PDF - English (3.1.2 _ Further reading_ Weltzien_Working paper)
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[img] PDF - English (3.2 Facilitating Seed System Innovations_Pathways of Seed System Development and the politics of knowledge_Conny Almekinders (Wageningen University, the Netherlands))
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[img] PDF - English (3.2.1 _ Further reading_ Almekinders_Agri food system dynamics)
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[img] PDF - English (4.1 Policy Options_Participatory Plant Breeding and implications for seed and IPR policy: the Oxfam Novib project on seed systems_Bert Visser (OXFAM NOVIB, the Netherlands/Germany))
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[img] PDF - English (4.1.1_ Further reading_Visser_ Governance of Agrobiodiversity)
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[img] PDF - English (4.2 Policy Options_Guiding seed sector transformation in Ethiopia _Gareth Borman (Wageningen University & Research, the Netherland))
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[img] PDF - English (4.2.1_Further reading_Borman_ So you want to be a policy entrepreneur)
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[img] PDF - English (4.3 Policy Options_The new openings on seed marketing in Europe (e.g. organic heterogeneous materials, conservation varieties)_Riccardo Bocci (RSR, Italy))
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[img] PDF - English (4.3.1_ Further reading_ Bocci_ Yield stability and farmers preferences)
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[img] PDF - English (4.4 Policy Options_Framing policy options for seed market development for low/middle-income countries_David Spielman (IFPRI, Rwanda) and Margaret McEwan (CIP, Kenya ))
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[img] Other format - English (4.4.1_ Further reading_ Spielman - Policy Options to Accelerate Variety Chang)
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[img] PDF - English (4.4.1_ Further reading_ Spielman _ Towards better metrics and policymaking)
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Summary

Scope of the course:
Resilient seed systems play a central role in sustainable food systems that are robust, dynamic, equitable, diverse, healthy and interconnected. Developing and strengthening these systems offers vital entry points for responding to critical global challenges of climate change, agricultural biodiversity, and sustainable development. Training in participatory breeding and seed system concepts, issues and approaches will support engaged professionals and graduate students to contribute to resilient seed system development. In the Shared Action Framework for Resilient Seed Systems of the Global Alliance of the Future of Food it defined as one the most important actions needed (https://futureoffood.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Resilient-Seed-Systems-Shared-Action-Framework-English.pdf).
This course serves professionals who seek longer-term solutions for sustainable, agro-ecological agriculture and answers to the question: How can food systems be moved forward in the South and the North?
Key aspects of this course include:
- Concepts, strategies, methods and experiences with decentralised and participatory approaches to plant breeding and seed system development to increase agrobiodiversity and cope with climate changes
- Governance issues such as seed quality control, property rights, co-ownership and benefit sharing
- Specific approaches for different crop types and socio-economic contexts
- Multi-actor approaches, collaborative learning, knowledge sharing and networking approaches to engage food system and value chain actors into participatory plant breeding and resilient seed system programs
- The interaction of technical solutions and social choices: considering trade-offs and issues of inclusion/social equity and other values


EPrint Type:Teaching resource
Keywords:participatory, plant breeding, seed systems, course, workshop, food systems
Agrovoc keywords:
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Englishfood systemshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_bea5db85
Englishsustainabilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_33560
Englishplant breedinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5956
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Seeds and breeding
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
International Projects > Other funders
Deposited By: Ferrari, Leone
ID Code:38731
Deposited On:22 Dec 2020 10:32
Last Modified:04 Jan 2021 09:42
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished

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