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The World Vegetable Center Genebank maintains a large collection of public domain germplasm for the current and future use of all humankind. We distribute seed samples of our germplasm accessions and advanced breeding lines worldwide. Genebank holdings as of 30 April 2016:

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Delicious vegetable dishes to improve nutrition and health

Amphibious Porridge

Healthy Jelly

African Vegetable Loaf

African eggplant and okra

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2004, 2016

Handover Ceremony

Board Chairman Yu-Tsai Huang officially handed over the leadership of the World Vegetable Center from outgoing Director General Dyno Keatinge to new DG Marco Wopereis in a ceremony on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 at headquarters. Board members and observers, invited guests, and staff filled the auditorium to witness this transition in the Center’s history.

704, 2016

Household gardens in developmental and emergency contexts

A webinar to be hosted by Catholic Relief Services on 14 April 2016 will feature Thomas Dubois, Regional Director, AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa, and Pepijn Schreinemachers, AVRDC Lead Specialist - Impact Evaluation, who will present a strategy for rural household gardens in Africa and Asia using locally adapted and nutrition-dense vegetables as a core element.

1103, 2016

35th International Vegetable Training Course

Hone your skills and learn new approaches to all aspects of vegetable production in this comprehensive course that can be tailored to your needs. Registration opens soon!

DISCOVER TRADITIONAL VEGETABLES

Water mimosa (Neptunia oleracea)

Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)

Moringa (Moringa oleifera)

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WEBINAR: Household garden strategy

In this webinar hosted by Catholic Relief Services on 14 April 2016, World Vegetable Center Agricultural Economist Pepijn Schreinemachers and Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa Thomas Dubois presented the Center's strategy for rural household gardens in Africa and Asia, using locally adapted and nutrition-dense vegetables as a core element.

Seed Kits for the Baraa Primary School Garden

With seed kits from AVRDC - World Vegetable Center, students at Baraa Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania learned how to produce their own vegetables and discovered why it is important to eat some vegetables every day. See what they have grown!

Postharvest tech featured on Food Friday

Postharvest technologies featured on NTV's Food Friday