The Seed and Knowledge Initiative Welcome to Time to harvest Sowing seeds of change

The Seed and Knowledge Initiative

Diverse, Farmer-led Seed Systems

Resilient Communities

Policy brief on community seedbanks in Malawi

A policy brief on community seed banks in Malawi is available for download. This brief was prepared by Rachel Wynberg (UCT), Regine Andersen (Fridtjof Nansen Institute) and Viviana Meixner Vasquez (Fridtjof Nansen Institute). Another brief...
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Harare Good Food Festival 2021-Publication-Eat-More-Plants

Harare Good Food Festival 2021 Publication – “Eat More Plants”

Coming out of the 2021 Harare Good Food Festival, this is the seventh booklet developed by the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum. Each year the Food Forum organises the Good Food Festival where people...
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Book Launch: Healthy Soil For Healthy Communities

  AFSA & SKI are delighted to announce the publication of a new book on agroecological practices: Healthy Soil for Healthy Communities – An Introduction to Soil Health Practices for Africa There is a growing...
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Our Story
Who are we?

The Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) is a dynamic partnership of diverse southern African organisations committed to securing food sovereignty in the region. We work with smallholder farmers to become more seed, food and nutritionally secure through farmer-led seed systems, improved crop diversity, and the revival of local knowledge systems. 

Theory of Change

Our Theory of Change is based on our understanding of how enduring social transformation happens through an intricate and cyclical process of individual, community, and social change. It is also a response to our context, which requires a long term and fundamental paradigm shift.