AARNET: Origins, Vision & Mission

VISION: To be the premier platform for spearheading vegetable research and development and information exchange in ASEAN

MISSION: To coordinate and facilitate development and implementation of R&D projects on vegetables in ASEAN member countries, in collaboration with AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center and its regional office in East and Southeast Asia, and other organizations, as well as facilitate information exchange, technology transfer and training on vegetable production related fields.


36th International Vegetable Training Course (IVTC)

The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) is now accepting applications for its 36th International Vegetable Training Course (IVTC):

Course Title: Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond

Course aim: To prepare participants to alleviate hunger and poverty through sustainable development of vegetables sector

Format of the course: The training is composed of two separate modules which can be taken individually or as a whole

Module I: Seed to Harvest (9 October – 3 November 2017)
Module II: From Harvest to Table (6 November – 1 December 2017)

Training Venue: World Vegetable Center Research and Training Station in Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

The training curriculum is designed to engage participants in the entire spectrum of activities in the vegetable value chain such as breeding, seed production, production, marketing, postharvest, nutrition, and sessions on gender, climate change adaptation, communication, and monitoring and evaluation.

The 36th IVTC will be organized in collaboration with the Horticulture Innovation Lab Regional Center at Kasetsart University, Thailand and is endorsed by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

Submit online application through http://ivtc.avrdc.org/application-form/

For further information, check the IVTC website at http://ivtc.avrdc.org

For queries, email ivtc@worldveg.org