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The AVRDC Genebank

Asian Seed, the official publication of the Asia and Pacific Seed Association, featured an article about the AVRDC Genebank in its March/April 2014 issue.

Traditional Vegetables: Recipes from Cameroon

Traditional Vegetables: Recipes from Cameroon

Tempt your palate with the tastes and textures of traditional vegetables: amaranth, African eggplant, jute mallow, nightshade and okra!

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Report on AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center's global activities for 2013.

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

Outlook for the period 2014-2016 for AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center.

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Burmese Leaf Soup

Burmese Leaf Soup

Rich, smooth, and satisfying. Save the pumpkin shell to use as a serving bowl!

African Vegetable Loaf

African Vegetable Loaf

Quick nutritious patties that are easy to prepare.

African eggplant and okra

African eggplant and okra

Gentle stewing blends the subtle tastes of fresh vegetables into a savory and nutritious side dish.

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Jute mallow (<i>Corchorus olitorius</i>)

Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius)

Nutrition in a leaf! With high levels of beta-carotene, folic acid, calcium and iron, jute mallow is a valuable and versatile indigenous vegetable.

Ivy gourd (Coccinia grandis)

Spider plant (Cleome gynandra)

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