How policies influence smallholder farmers’ access to and use of genetic resources in three East African countries

This report addresses key policy issues around the access and use of genetic resources and their up-scaling for direct use and commercialization. It analyzes the current policy environment in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and identifies key policy-related gaps and challenges related to the utilization of genetic resources, and further proposes a strategy/roadmap for policy and institutional reforms to address these gaps and challenges.