November 23, 2023
SKI Farmers Rights Campaign – On 23 November 2023, SKI hosted a side-event during the week of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) GB 10 meeting at the FAO headquarters in Rome. The side-event was titled ‘A decade of working towards realising Farmers’ Rights in southern Africa’, with presentations...

Seed and Knowledge Initiative

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. While we have relationships with a number of organisations and individuals all over the world, our primary stakeholders are the farmers we work with in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Recent Articles

BOOK LAUNCH – ‘African Perspectives on Agroecology: Why farmer-led seed and knowledge systems matter’
March 4, 2024
Harare Good Food Festival 2023 Publication – “ Deep roots – Traditional root and tuber crops in Zimbabwe”
February 1, 2024
SKI statement at the FAO Plant Treaty GB10
November 21, 2023