Securing Seed Supply – June 2007 – Issue 9.2

4 Editorial

6 Community seed banks for maintaining genetic diversity
Vanaja Ramprasad

8 Increasing the availability of traditional seeds in Sri Lanka
Alex Thanthriarachchi, Samantha Green and Julia Wright

10 Community based seed supply in Sudan
Abdelrahman Khidir Osman

12 Conserving indigenous seeds for livelihood security – Experiences from Tamil Nadu, India
K. Vijayalakshmi, S. Arumugasamy and A.V. Balasubramanian

14 New bean seeds and the struggle for their dissemination
Conny Almekinders, Eduardo Aguilar and Rolando Herrera

17 Informal groundnut seed system in AndhraPradesh – a case study
Ravinder Reddy Ch and S.P. Wani

20 Good quality seeds from farmers’ seed clubs

23 Towards self- sufficiency in groundnut seed
K. Suresh Kanna

25 Local multiplication to ensure timely planting
Hideliza de Chavez, Lorna Sister, Irene Adion, Rizalina Tablarin and Dindo M. Campilan

26 A new approach for facilitating farmers’ access to bean seed
Jean Claude Rubyogo, Louise Sperling and Teshale Assefa

29 The Narayana Reddy Column Gift of seeds for life

30 Sources

32 Networking

33 New Books

34 Native varieties take back the show
Anitha Pailoor

36 The global LEISA network
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