Publications:

The SKI Seed case study series documents and analyses some of the main approaches that SKI partners have been implementing to strengthen farmer-led seed systems in Southern Africa. 

Please access the links for PDF versions of the four case studies:

Harare Good Food Festival 2023 Publication – “ Deep roots – Traditional root and tuber crops in Zimbabwe”

Each year the Zimbabwe Food Forum organises the Good Food Festival where people come together to enjoy traditional foods, buy seeds, meet producers and processors and have a great time.
Read More

Whole landscapes, whole communities – Working with Nature to heal landscapes in Southern Africa

This 6-min animation video explains in an African story-telling style the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of the SKI Agroecology Landscape approach. It gives an introduction to the Agroecology Landscape work that SKI has been pioneering...
Read More

Harare Good Food Festival 2022 Publication – “ Reap what you sow – Saving seed to sustain local food systems”

Each year the Food Forum organises the Good Food Festival where people come together to enjoy traditional foods, buy seeds, meet producers and processors and have a great time.
Read More

The Biofertilizer Story

This paper tells the successful story of SKI with introducing the Biofertiliser technology to smallholder farmers in Southern Africa.
Read More

Participatory Mapping for Agroecology Transformation

This SKI Guide presents “how to” tools that SKI partners have used since 2015 to promote farmer-centred community- based mapping for assessment, learning and monitoring purposes.
Read More
COMMUNITY-SEED-AND-FOOD-FAIRS-IN-MALAWI

Community Seed and Food Fairs in Malawi

Introduced by civil society organisations, seed and food fairs are a regular feature on the calendars of farmers working with the Biodiversity Conservation Initiative (BCI) in northern Malawi.
Read More