Vuna seeds is a farmer oriented organization that is registered as a private company with the registrar of companies in Zimbabwe. The idea was conceived from an array of participatory discussions with farmers on their seed needs resulting in the identification of seed types they find it difficult to get from the market but are grown by all farmers annually. The idea of a farmer managed seed company was sold to farmers who quickly embraced it and formed themselves into an association
Vuna Seeds Zimbabwe receive breeders' seed from technology institutions ( either CBI or CUMMYT) which they grow to produce certified seed after it has been inspected and passed the inspections by Seed Services Inspectors. Vuna seeds procures breeders seed and foundation seed which is used as parent stock for production of certified seed from research partners like CIMMYT, CIAT and the Crop Breeding Institute. Vuna seeds contracts farmers for seed production after assessing them for suitability for seed production.
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