COVID-19 Crisis: Seed Alert (June Edition)

Seed Alerts identify current challenges and urgent action in the Nigerian seed sector, based on surveys and focus group discussions with various stakeholders.

Alert 1:Mobility restrictions and lockdown disrupt the processes involved in the evaluation and release of new varieties.

Alert 2: Mobility restrictions and lockdown hinder the timely production of early generation seed, and the planning of its supply

Alert 3: Mismatch between financial products and services, and seed business models and needs, limits access to finance.

Alert 4: Mobility restrictions and their enforcement impede seed producers’ access to agro-inputs and mechanization services.


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