HoReCo is carrying out the project “Unlocking potential of potato production and improving livelihood of farmers through accessibility and utilization of certified seed potato in Rwanda” supported by AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) aims to increase productivity and household income by ensuring steady supply of high quality seed to farmers in Rwanda.
Objective of PSPP:
To contribute on improving livelihood of smallholder farming communities through ensuring quality and quantity of needed potato seeds by developing a sustainable private sector led potato seed system in Rwanda.
In period of two years (2019-2021), the project seeks to accomplish the followings:
Producing EGS and basic clean potato seed ;
Supporting other private potato seed multipliers to produce adequate quality and quantity of seeds affordable by smallholder farmers through field and crop inspection ;
Supporting ten potato cooperatives to establish seed units and train them in improved technologies and raise awareness of seed multipliers and companies on- seed inspection and certification ;
Partner with RAB to strengthen the commercialization of potato seeds in Rwanda .