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2014 Annual Report

Report on AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center's global activities for 2014.

Strategic Plan

The Center's guiding principles and outlook to 2025.

8th External Program and Management Review

8th External Program and Management Review

A look at the Center's activities and progress from 2009-2014, based on an independent review.

SEAVEG2014 Proceedings

SEAVEG2014 Proceedings

A review of successes, bottlenecks, observations and experiences in the Asian vegetable sub-sector to enhance regional and international cooperation.

The AVRDC Genebank

Asian Seed, published by the Asia and Pacific Seed Association, highlighted the AVRDC Genebank in a recent issue.

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Chili on the value chain in Karnataka

Chili on the value chain in Karnataka

For the chili farmers of Giriyapura village in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, selling their produce in the local market was an uphill task. Faced with…

Recipes View all

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

A favorite in Nigeria, this tasty recipe calls for jute mallow, but it can be made with okra, amaranth, cowpea leaves or other greens.

Amphibious Porridge

Amphibious Porridge

Prepare this soothing dish with rice, sweet potato, yam, plantain or cassava.

Healthy Jelly

Healthy Jelly

Served chilled, this light, delicious, and nutritious dessert is a perfect summer treat.

Discover Indigenous Vegetables! View all

Saururus (<i>Houttuynia cordata</i>)

Saururus (Houttuynia cordata)

This prolific plant grows well in water and moist soils. The shoots and leaves have a pleasant astringent taste.

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)

Velvet plant (Gynura bicolor)

AVRDC is a member of:
The Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA) is a nine-member alliance focused on increasing global food security by supporting smallholder agriculture within healthy, sustainable and climate-smart landscapes. The Global Horticulture Initiative is a worldwide program intended to foster more efficient and effective partnerships and collective action among stakeholders for horticultural development.