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Workshop on ISTA: Seed Testing Quality Assurance in October 2023 in Hyderabad

November 13th, 2023|

During October 15 - 19, 2023, a 5-day Workshop on “Seed Testing for Quality Assurance” has been successfully implemented under the aegis of the Indo-German Bilateral Cooperation on Seed Sector Development and the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) in cooperation with the ICAR-Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR) and Telangana International [...]

Study visit & consultation meeting on DUS testing on Tomato to the Netherlands in September 2023

October 20th, 2023|

In the frame of the project “Indo-German Cooperation on Seed Sector Development”, funded by the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), a study visit of 3 expert of India on distinctiveness, uniqueness and stability (DUS) testing of Tomato in Greenhouse to Naktuinbouw (the Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture) in Roelofarendsveen [...]

International Webinar on Seed Testing for Quality Assurance with Participants of the Eastern Zone of India

September 2nd, 2021|

In the frame of the Indo-German Project on Seed Sector Development a further four-day International Webinar on “Seed Testing for Quality Assurance” was successfully conducted with more than 75 participants of the Eastern Zone of India from July 13th – 16th, 2021 in cooperation with DAC&FW, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers [...]

Key Topics

Seed Certification & Seed Marketing

Project partners from five regions in India participate in a demonstration. Read more

Seed Trade Regulatory Framework

Seed Trade Regulations for import and export are essential for the further development of the sector. Read more

Cooperation on all levels

Cooperation on all levels – international, national, regional – is the key for cross- fertilizing knowledge and skills for developing the Indian Agricultural Sector. Read more

Bilateral Cooperation

The Indo-German Cooperation on Seed Sector Development between Germany and India is an instrument for the bi-national exchange on expertise, views and policies in the context of the transformation towards resilient, sustainable food systems. Our common aspirations are: to contribute to the achievement of the right to food, climate justice and an agricultural and food economy that creates food security and employment prospects. Both India and Germany have a strong agricultural sector integrated into global supply chains, diverse agricultural structures, an active civil society and high scientific expertise. The relevant actors in both countries are interested in deepening an open and objective dialogue, because the challenges of food and agricultural policy are increasingly being understood as regionally developed and globally interconnected and can only be addressed through cooperation and mutual understanding.