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Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)

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Agriscope Africa Limited (East African Seed Co. Ltd.) supplies a wide range of global field crop and vegetable seeds, as well as agricultural chemicals and equipment. The company was established in 1972 in Kenya and today has breeding, seed production and sales activities throughout Eastern and Southern Africa. Smallholder farmers are its main clientele, and the company offers both hybrids and open-pollinated varieties (OPVs). Additionally, Agriscope Africa sells crop protection products under the Agriscope brand.

Ranking position
#2/32
Total score
66.6/100
Measurement area Score Rank (0-32)

Governance and strategy

6.7 / 10 #3

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

6.3 / 15 #7

Research and development

14.2 / 20 #2

Seed production

11.3 / 15 #1

Marketing and sales

13.3 / 25 #5

Capacity building

15.0 / 15 #1

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

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  1. 2016
  2. 2019

More about the company

Headquarters
Nairobi, Kenya
Ownership structure
Private
Group revenue USD
42,931,700
Seed revenue USD
31,108,400
Website
https://easeed.com/

Locations

  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Kenya
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Uganda
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Tanzania
    Description: Seed production location
  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Kenya
    Description: Breeding station
  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Uganda
    Description: Breeding station
  • Title: Agriscope Africa (East African Seed)
    Place: Tanzania
    Description: Breeding station