Sustainable Food Value Chains Knowledge Platform

Technical Handbooks for Small-Scale Seed Producers


This package of handbooks provides a complete and comprehensive set of training manuals for the development and improvement of small-scale seed producers. In particular it looks at producing bean seeds, bean disease and pest identification and management, business skills for small-scale seed producers and also includes a trainer’s guide. The handbooks are written for the training of  small-scale seed producing companies, individual farmers specialising in production of bean seed, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Community Based Organisations (CBOs), extension workers and other service providers assisting seed producing farmer groups.

Countries: Non-country specific
Commodities: Non-Commodity specific
Topics: Physical inputs provision
Authoring organization: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Publisher: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Category: Field-based materials
Level Suitability: Intermediate