Expert Review Committee
– Global Index

The Expert Review Committee for the Global Index is an independent body composed of international experts from various relevant backgrounds. The committee reviews the methodology for the Index before approval by the Supervisory Board.

Expert Review Committee
– Regional Index for Eastern & Southern Africa

The Expert Review Committee for the Regional Index for Eastern & Southern Africa is an independent body composed of regional experts from various relevant backgrounds. The committee reviews the methodology for the Index before approval by the Supervisory Board.

Expert Review Committee
– Regional Index for Western & Central Africa

The Expert Review Committee for the Regional Index for Western & Central Africa is an independent body composed of regional experts from various relevant backgrounds. The committee reviews the methodology for the Index before approval by the Supervisory Board.

Expert Review Committee
– Regional Index for South & Southeast Asia

The Expert Review Committee for the Regional Index for South & Southeast Asia is an independent body composed of regional experts from various relevant backgrounds. The committee reviews the methodology for the Index before approval by the Supervisory Board.

Governance & Financials

Governance Documents

Robust, active governance is critical to ensure the impartiality, independence and multi-stakeholder character of the Access to Seeds Foundation. The Foundation’s governance processes are guided by several documents that have been approved by the Supervisory Board.

Plans and Policies

The Annual Operational Plan and Budget 2018 include objectives, deliverables and budget for the full second Index Cycle (2017-2019). The Strategic and Operational Plan 2014-2016 describes the activities for the first Index Cycle. The Plan for 2012 and 2013 describes the conclusions of the feasibility study and development the first proof of concept of the Access to Seeds Index.

Annual and Quarterly Reports

The Annual Reports contain an overview and explanation of the Access to Seeds Foundation’s financial figures for the accounting period ending 31 December of each year. Quarterly reports are published since Q2 2017 to report on progress following reporting guidelines by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands and in line with the IATI standard.