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Demeter Seed

Demeter Agriculture Ltd (Demeter Seed) is a certified seed supply company established in 2004 in Malawi. The company is part of the Mauritius-based Meridian Group, which specializes in delivering agriculture commodities in the region. Demeter Seed focuses on dry beans, soybean and maize seed grown both on the company’s farm and by out growers. Seed is processed, treated and packaged at the main facility before being distributed through the company’s own network of outlets as well as distributors outside Malawi.

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#20 /32
Total score
16.5 /100
Measurement area Score Rank (0-32)

Governance and strategy

#1 0.8 /10 #16

Genetic resources and intellectual property management

#1 0.0 /15 #21

Research and development

#1 2.5 /20 #25

Seed production

#1 4.7 /15 #14

Marketing and sales

#1 4.7 /25 #19

Capacity building

#1 3.8 /15 #11
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Lilongwe, Malawi


  • Title: Demeter Seed
    Place: Malawi
    Description: Seed production location