Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview with Michael Farrelly, Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement | May 2017

In East Africa, the space and terrain for Non-Governmental actors to operate and thrive keep constantly changing. To address some of those challenges and obstacles, the Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM) – one of RLS’ partners in the region, has recently embarked on establishing and running a Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) on seeds in the country. RLS conducted an interview with Michael Farrelly, TOAM’s Programme Manager. Read more …

Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Study: Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania

Published by TOAM | September 2015

Farmers Prefer Farmers-Managed Seed Systems – this is one conclusion of a recently published report commissioned by Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement. The study has revealed that the majority of farmers in eight agricultural zones surveyed prefer using the Farmer Managed Seed System (FMSS) over the formal / commercial system. Read more …