Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus
Republican Association "Belsemena"
Production and sale of seeds, planting stock of crops
Tasks and functions of the RA “Belsemena”
In accordance with legislative acts, the Republican Association "Belsemena" together with state bodies and other state organizations carries out organizational functions of state administration in the field of seed production of agricultural crops, coordinates the production of original and elite seeds of agricultural plants in the volumes required for seed production of agricultural plants of the Republic of Belarus.
Priority areas of activity of the association:
- The coordination of organizations in the field of seed production of agricultural plants.
- Assistance to organizations in solving issues of production, sale and use of original and elite seeds of agricultural plants.
- Meeting the needs of agricultural enterprises in high-quality seeds and planting stock of all agricultural plants.
- Representation of interests of organizations in the field of seed production of agricultural plants.
- Assisting in the accelerated introduction of new varieties of crops in production, including foreign breeding.
- Work with seed producers in the direction of improving the quality of seeds produced, observing regulations and technologies for seed production, improving the universal and specialized material and technical base.
- Assisting seed producers in increasing exports of seeds and planting material.
- Import substitution, work to further increase the production of corn seeds, legumes, cereals, perennial grasses and seeds of other demanded agricultural plants for the full needs of agricultural enterprises.
- Further establishing equal cooperation with leading seed breeding companies.
- Wholesale of seeds and planting material.
- Prediction of market conditions and participation in the formation of the necessary assortment of seeds.
- Further development of a strong motivational mechanism for seed producers.
- Promotion in variety testing of other countries of domestic varieties and hybrids of agricultural crops with a view to their further introduction into production outside the republic.
Seed production in Belarus
Council of Ministers Resolution No. 196 of March 11, 2016
About the State Program for the Development of Agricultural Business in the Republic of Belarus for 2016 - 2020 and amendments to the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated June 16, 2014 No. 585
State Agrarian Business Development Program
Decree of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus “On the State Program for the Development of Agricultural Business in the Republic of Belarus for 2016–2020”
Full text of the program with applications.
State register of varieties 2019
The state register of varieties is a single database of varieties of agricultural plants that have passed the state test of varieties and are approved for the production, sale and use of their seeds on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.