Honduras

Last updated: January 2019
  • Region Latin America
  • UPOV membership status No (Honduras has initiated the process of becoming a member with the Council of UPOV)
  • Participation in OECD Seed Schemes No
  • ISTA accredited member laboratories No
  • GM crop approval for cultivation Maize
  • Law on Plant Variety Protection Yes (Law on Seeds and other provisions regulating the Function of the National Seed Production Program of the Secretariat of Natural Resources, approved by Decree No. 1046-1980)
Seed sector in Honduras:

This information is currently unavailable.

Observations

Fourteen index companies report having a presence in Honduras. Three companies have testing locations in the country. No other activity was reported.

Index company activities identified in Honduras
Company Crops in portfolio Company activities in country
Companies selected for
the Access to Seeds Index
Field
crops
Vegetables Breeding
location
Testing
location
Seed
production
Processing
location
Sales Extension
services
Advanta
Bayer
Bejo
Corteva Agriscience
East-West Seed
Enza Zaden
Known-You Seed
Limagrain
Monsanto
Nongwoo Bio
Rijk Zwaan
Sakata
*Syngeta
  • * Based on company data, sales activities include seed and/or crop protection products.

Other index companies are also active in Honduras. However, country-specific information for these companies is not available or was provided under non-disclosure.