Our company’s philosophy is to help achieve sustainability among all communities, particularly the agricultural community. Western Seed pays tribute to the various research organizations, particularly those listed below, for their collaboration in Research and Technology for carrying out trials, workshops, trainings, technology transfer and germplasm (breeding material) exchange.

  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement
    Center (CIMMYT)
    , Mexico.

  • The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA)
    – Training farmers in the farmers field schools & local areas
    – Organizing field-days& workshops

  • – International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

    -“Push-Pull” technology for control of stemborer
    – Desmodium intercrop for soil fertility and control of striga weed
    – Desmodium seed production and dissemination

  • Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate
    Services (KEPHIS)

    – Seed certification
    – Phytosanitary
    – Plant variety protection
    – Licenses and trains stockists for
    distribution of certified seed

  • International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)India

  • Market Matters Inc.
    – Training of personnel through marketing workshops.
    – Website developed with the support of Markets Matter Inc.

  • The Kenya Agricultural Institute (KARI)
    – Production and Dissemination of public
    bred varieties
    – Exchange of germplasm (breeding material) and technology
    – Desmodium seed production
    – Field days and workshops

  • Agricultural Development Corporation(ADC)

  • Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF)

  • International Center for Tropical
    Agriculture (CIAT)