Welcome to The African Seed and Plant Health Centre (AfSPHC)


The African Seed and Plant Health Centre (AfSPHC) offer cutting edge technology in research and human resource capacity building in plant and seed health, seed technology and other biosciences to serve for the member states in Africa.

The centre has training and laboratory facilities, that provide research and training for degrees and short course in the seed health, seed technology molecular biology and other areas in biosciences.

The centre also forms a critical component of the seed health platform in Africa facilitating capacity building, movement of germplasm across Africa and globally. The centre acts as diagnostic centre for seed borne diseases which is important for resource poor farmers in order to boost trade and combat crop losses associated with seed borne and seed transmitted pathogens across border and within countries.
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