Tree seeds for farmers: a toolkit and reference source uri icon


  • The Toolkit was developed as a training tool that collaborating organizations, such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs), and governmental organizations, such as national tree seed centres (NTSCs) and natural resource research institutes, could use during extension activities involving tree seed and seedlings. This Toolkit is part of the World Agroforestry Centreâ??s (ICRAFâ??s) scaling up activities for agroforestry technologies. The Toolkit was developed to provide information to farmers about sustainable production and distribution of agroforestry seed and seedlings. Also included are issues that deal with seed quality, developing joint strategies for seed production and ways of introducing sustainability in seed production and distribution systems. Although this Toolkit was developed for ICRAFâ??s Trees and Markets thematic area in East and Central Africa, the information and resources herein can be utilized globally. Users are encouraged to adapt the materials provided in thisToolkit for extension and training activities with farmers

publication date

  • 2006