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2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

2014-2016 Medium-Term Plan

Vegetable systems research and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Vegetable systems research and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus

SEAVEG2014: Abstracts

Abstracts from SEAVEG2014: Farms, Families, Food — Regional Symposium on Sustaining Small-scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security, 25-27 February 2014, Bangkok, Thailand

Proceedings: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding

Proceedings: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding

The Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding, held from 1-3 October 2013 at AVRDC headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan aimed to promote marker-assisted selection in crop and animal breeding in the region to enhance food security and income generation along the whole agricultural value chain. The event brought together more than 60 scientists involved with plant and [...]

An impact assessment of AVRDC’s tomato grafting in Vietnam

An impact assessment of AVRDC’s tomato grafting in Vietnam

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center started working on tomato grafting in 1992 and introduced the technique to Vietnamese scientists in September 1998, during a one-month training course at AVRDC headquarters in Taiwan. From 2002-2006, the technique was introduced to Lam Dong province in southern Vietnam in collaboration with the Potato, Vegetable and Flower Research [...]

Vegetable production, postharvest handling and marketing in Fiji

Vegetable production, postharvest handling and marketing in Fiji

This analysis provides the results of a survey conducted with 80 vegetable farmers in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley, Cane Coastal Area, and Koronivia on Viti Levu. The objective of the survey was to understand the current practices of vegetable farmers and the constraints they face. These observations will be used to inform the implementation of two [...]

Pepper (Capsicum spp.) Germplasm Dissemination by AVRDC

Chronica Horticulturae, Vol 53 No 3 — 2013. Authors: Shih-wen Lin, Yu-yu Chou, Hsueh-ching Shieh, Andreas W. Ebert, Sanjeet Kumar, Ravza Mavlyanova, Albert Rouamba, Abdou Tenkouano, Victor Afari-Sefa and Paul A. Gniffke  

SEAVEG2012

SEAVEG2012

, 24-26 January 2012, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Horticulture — the key ingredient in the developing world for nourishing families, empowering women and commercialising smallholders

Read the full article: http://www.taa.org.uk/assets/pubs/8th%20Hugh%20Bunting%20Memorial%20Lecture.pdf Keatinge, J.D.H. 2013. 8th Hugh Bunting Memorial Lecture, delivered at the University of Reading UK on 17 June 2013. From the conclusion: I believe horticulture is a necessary tool for the alleviation of poverty and the elimination of micronutrient malnutrition globally. It can serve as a mechanism to enhance social [...]

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