Seed Production Unit Annual Report 1989
Communication Team ICARDA. (1/1/1989). Seed Production Unit Annual Report 1989. Aleppo, Syria: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
To strengthen seed programs in West Asia and North Africa a special project "Development of National Seed Production Organizations in West Asia and North Africa" is funded by the Governments of the Netherlands and the Federal Republic of Germany. The first phase (July 85 to July 88) has been successfully concluded and the second phase (July 88 to July 91) is being implemented. The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the national seed production organizations in West Asia and North Africa. This overall objective covers the following seven secondary objectives: a) To build up facilities at ICMCA for training in seed production. b) To train regional seed production staff. C) To build up seed production infrastructure in the countries of the Region. d) To make available high quality seed of cereals, food legumes and medics. e) To disseminate information and develop training manuals. f) To make available morphological varietal descriptions of cereal and food legume varieties. g) To carry out region-related seed technology research.