The long-term preservation of East-West Seed germplasm (seeds) including local materials and crop wild relatives and, its partnership with national and international genebanks in the area of crop germplasm conservation, research and capacity building are amongst the leading practices in the industry.

East-West Seed has established the Genetic Resource Management Function that is tasked to safely preserve its valuable germplasm, ensure proper documentation and maintain good quality seeds for present and future use. 

East-West Seed has strong ties with national  genebanks in the area of genetic resource conservation and capacity building. These partnerships demonstrate the important contribution of the private seed sector in rescuing local germplasm from extinction and, in germplasm conservation and management. They also open opportunities of research collaboration in discovering high impact genetic traits present in local germplasm for utilization in crop improvement programs. 

 

 

Further, we support the Global Crop Diversity Trust, one of the tripartite organizations which established and now manages the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (pictured left), a unique storage facility whose aim is to safeguard seed samples from around the world.

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Governance and strategy

Governance and strategy

A purposeful, private company serving smallholder vegetable farmers to enhance food security

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Research and Innovation

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Seed Production

Our seed production is for farmers, by farmers

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Enhancing global and nutritional security

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Sales and marketing

Serving the needs of smallholder vegetable farmers in the tropics

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Capacity Building

Extending knowledge to unlock the potential of smallholder farmers

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Breeders' Rights

Breeders' Rights

Protecting breeders' rights promotes choice and innovation

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Farmers' success

Hear from just a few of the farmers who have improved their lives and business through improved farming knowledge

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Social impact

Farming, nutrition, rural market development, equal opportunities

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