Delegates from AU Member States and regional organisations in Africa discussed seed sector
development in a meeting organised by the African Union Commission and Wageningen University and Research, financially supported by the Government of the Netherlands. The meeting took place from the 10th to the 11th of May 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

This synthesis workshop was preceded by a workshop held in Addis Ababa in October 2010, seed sector assessments and consultative multi-stakeholder workshops in Ethiopia, Mali, Malawi, South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia.

The workshop resulted in the first Communiqué on Integrated Seed Sector Development