How does the quality control actually work or who are involved?


There are two aspects to quality control.

  • First, FICA’s own quality control staff and its laboratory facilities working in conjunction with the Company field officers ensure that all requirements  are met through from production to sale of the final product.
  • All Operations are also checked by officer of the National Seed Certification Service agency of MAAIF, an independent body who actually give the final certificates that allow the company to sell the product having achieved all the required standards according to the Seed Act.

FICA has different varieties of seed for sale. How does farmer find Out the best or Right variety to buy.

All varieties sold by FICA are designated for specific areas. There is a very wide range of altitude, temperature and rainfall in this country and varieties have been bred for many of these specific combinations. Farmers should contact FICA agents and sales staff on advice for the best choice of varieties. Some of the information is provided on this webiste. We recommend all stakeholders to familiarize themselves with the literature provided here, which is only intended to increase awareness of what the seed business really is.


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