Welcome to the website on seed systems of banana, cassava, potato, sweetpotato, and yam—roots, tubers, and bananas.

Here you will find tools to help you study and improve these important, yet challenging seed systems.  The tools in this toolbox include methods, models, approaches, and information and communication technologies (ICTs)  

We aim to give you, the users (researchers, policy makers, and practitioners) detailed information to use the tools to understand particular root, tuber, and banana seed systems, so you can designconduct, monitor and evaluate seed system projects. 



Multi-stakeholder framework for Intervening in Root, Tuber and Banana Seed Systems

Impact Network Analysis (INA)

Seed tracker

Integrated seed health approaches and models

Seed tracing

Small N exploratory case study

Four-square method

Means-end chain analysis

Experimental Auctions

Seed regulatory framework analysis

Sustainable early generation seed business analysis tool (SEGSBAT)

Glossary of root, tuber and banana seed systems 

News and Events

Event: RTB Toolbox: Results and experiences from a training course, applying tools in the field under real life conditions (October 25, 27, 28)

EVENT: RTB Toolbox: Building a sustained seed future, together
Building a sustained capacity for using the tools and applying new knowledge in designing seed systems
(July 26, 28,29)

Event: RTB Toolbox: Impact Network Analysis. May 13, 2021 (7am, GMT-5)

EVENT: Join our launchTuesday, 2 March 2021, 15.00-16.00 East African Time