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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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Healthy Jelly

Healthy Jelly

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

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.

Pas de Deux Salad

Pas de Deux Salad

Enjoy this fresh, colorful medley of vegetable flavors and textures.

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Fragrant telosma (<i>Telosma cordata</i>)

Fragrant telosma (Telosma cordata)

The flower buds of this woody vine are a delicious and unusual vegetable.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Chickenspike (Sphenoclea zeylanica)

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.