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AVRDC is hosting the First International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables from 18-20 August 2014 during the 29th International Horticultural Congress.

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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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Colorful Salad

Colorful Salad

A rainbow on a plate! With tomato and pepper, this salad is rich in vitamin C.

Amphibious Porridge

Amphibious Porridge

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

Bacon Rolls

Bacon Rolls

Wrapped in savory bacon, okra pods or "lady's fingers" make a perfect finger food.

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African nightshade (<i>Solanum scabrum</i>)

African nightshade (Solanum scabrum)

This leafy green produces plenty of shoots and leaves that contribute calcium and vitamin C to the diet.

African eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum)

Sesbania (Sesbania grandiflora)

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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.