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1
Integrated omics on exploring bruchid resistance and improvement of sprouts quality in mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek)
Pest Resistance
Postharvest
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
2013-2016
2
Multi-location evaluation of tomato lines carrying different combinations of Ty genes for resistance against begomovirus infection
Tomato
Virus resistance
Asia and Pacific Seed Association
2013-2014
3
Vegetable strategy for AGRA
Crop Production
Postharvest
Marketing
Africa
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
2013-2014
4
Strengthening Integrated Crop Management Research in The Pacific Islands in Support of Sustainable Intensification of High-Value Crop Production
Crop Production
Postharvest
Value Chains
Oceania
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
2011-2016
5
Developing an integrated participatory guarantee system in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable production of high-value vegetable crops
Value Chains
Oceania
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
2012-2014
6
Increasing productivity of allium and solanaceous vegetable crops in Indonesia and sub-tropical Australia
Crop Production
Indonesia
Australia
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
2013-2015
7
Increased resiliency of vulnerable communities in Puri district, Odisha to recurrent floods
Disaster Relief
Crop Production
India
COFRA Foundation, Switzerland
2012-2014
8
Strengthening the cooperation between AVRDC–The World Vegetable Center and Taiwan research institutes on vegetable research and development
Capacity Building
Council of Agriculture, Taiwan
2014
9
Beating Begomoviruses: Better livelihoods for farmers in tropical Asia with begomovirus resistant tomato, hot pepper and mungbean and integrated disease management
Disease Resistance
Breeding
Asia
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2012-2015
10
Enhancing horticultural productivity, incomes and livelihoods through integrated management of aphid pests on vegetables in sub-Saharan Africa.
Integrated Pest Management
Africa
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2011-2014
11
Exploiting bittergourd (Momordica charantia L.) to increase incomes, manage type 2 diabetes, and promote health in developing countries
Nutrition
Asia: Taiwan, India, Thailand
Africa: Tanzania
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2011-2014
12
Attraction in Action: Using pheromones and other safe and sustainable management strategies to reduce losses from insect pests and plant diseases on vegetable legumes and leafy brassicas in Southeast Asia
Integrated Pest Management
Southeast Asia
Deutsche Gesellschaft fȕr Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
2013-2016
13
Overcoming conservation and germination problems of selected indigenous vegetables
Indigenous Vegetables
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2012-2014
14
Enhancing the Livelihood Opportunities of Smallholder African Indigenous Vegetable (AIV) Producers through the Development and Implementation of IPM Measures for Arthropod and Nematode Pests
Integrated Pest Management
Traditional Vegetables
Africa
Deutsche Gesellschaft fȕr Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
2013-2016
15
Vegetable cucurbits for nutrition-sensitive home and school gardens in Southeast Asia
Plant breeding
Southeast Asia
Deutsche Gesellschaft fȕr Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
2013-2014
16
Network for Knowledge Transfer on Sustainable Agricultural Technologies and Improved Market Linkages in South and Southeast Asia (SATNET Asia)
Networking
Value Chains
South and Southeast Asia
EuropeAid, European Union
2011-2014
17
Safe and effective pest and crop management strategies to strengthen the vegetable value chain in the humid tropics
Crop Production
Integrated Pest Management
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2012-2015
18
Implementation of integrated thrips and tospovirus management strategies in smallholder vegetable cropping systems of eastern Africa
Crop Production
Integrated Pest Management
Africa
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
2012-2015
19
African-German partnership to enhance resource use efficiency in urban and peri-urban agriculture for improved food security in West African cities
Crop Production
Postharvest
West Africa
Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany
2012-2015
20
Diversifying food systems: Learning and innovation in horticultural value chains to improve the livelihood situation of rural and urban poor in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania
Value Chains
Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany
2012-2015
21
RegenIntro: Introduction of accessions from the regeneration initiative into the international collections held by AVRDC
Genebank
Global Crop Diversity Trust
Unspecified
22
Vegetable seed kits for flood-affected households in Fiji
Disaster Relief
Oceania: Fiji
Government of Fiji
2012-2014
23
Improving Rural Livelihoods through Innovative Scaling-up of Science-led Participatory Research for Development in Karnataka
Value Chains
Karnataka, India
Government of Karnataka, India
2013-2017
24
Enhancing productivity, competitiveness and marketing of onion in the Sudano-Sahelian region of Cameroon
Crop Production
Value Chains
Cameroon
Africa
International Fund for Agricultural Development
2012-2015
25
Case Study; enhanced nutritional outcomes of populations through nutrition-sensitive agricultural promotion by a vegetable seed company in Bangladesh
Nutrition
Market Promotion
Bangladesh
Asia
International Food Policy Research Institute
2013-2014
26
Screening for development of begomovirus-resistant processing tomato hybrid
Crop Production
Kagome, Co. Ltd., Taiwan
2013-2015
27
Lal Teer seconded scientists to AVRDC for breeding program
Capacity Development
India
Lal Teer Seed Ltd., India
2013-2014
28
Identification of virus resistance genes in pumpkin and development of the associated marker-assisted selection tools
Breeding
Virus Resistance
National Science Council, Taiwan
2012-2014
29
Trargeting Induced Local Lesions IN Genome (TILLING) of tomato for multiple virus resistance
Virus Resistance
Molecular Breeding
National Science Council, Taiwan
2011-2014
30
Development of Breeding Techniques and Selection of Virus Resistant Germplasm in Pepper and Tomato
Plant Breeding
Rural Development Administration, Korea
2013-2015
31
Development of Breeding Techniques and Selection of Disease Resistant Germplasm in Cucurbits
Plant Breeding
Rural Development Administration, Korea
2013-2016
32
Vegetables Go to School: Improving nutrition by agricultural diversification
School Gardens
Nutrition
Asia: Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines
Africa: Burkina Faso, Tanzania
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland
2013-2015
33
Tomato heat tolerance trials in Taiwan
Plant Breeding
Taiwan
Takii & Co., Ltd., Japan
2013-2014
34
Value addition of indigenous food crops by low cost sustainable processing: towards poverty reduction, food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa
Postharvest
Value Chains
Traditional Crops
Africa
The Africa Australia Food Security Initiative, Australia
2011-2014
35
Sustainable African Indigenous Vegetable Production and Market-Chain Development for Improved Health, Nutrition and Income Generation by Smallholder Farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia
Traditional Vegetables
Crop Produciton
Value Chain
Kenya
Tanzania
Zambia
US Agency for International Development, Horticulture Collaborative Research System Program
2011-2014
36
Sustainable African Indigenous Vegetable Production and Market-Chain Development for Improved Health and Nutrition and Income Generation by Smallholder Farmers in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia
Traditional Vegetables
Crop Production
Value Chain
US Agency for International Development, Horticulture Collaborative Research System Program
2011-2014
37
Mobilizing vegetable genetic resources and technologies to enhance household nutrition, income and livelihoods in Indonesia
Crop Production
Breeding
Training
Indonesia
Asia
US Agency for International Development, Indonesia Mission
2010-2014
38
Improving vegetable production and consumption in Mali
Crop Production
Marketing
Mali
Africa
US Agency for International Development, Mali Mission
2013-2014
39
Promoting Science and Innovation in Agriculture in Pakistan (PSIAP) Agricultural Innovation Program
Crop Production
Pakistan
United States Agency for International Development
2013-2014
40
Postharvest program in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa
Postharvest
sub-Saharan Africa
United States Agency for International Development
2012-2014
41
Good seed Initiatives
Irish Aid, Ireland
2013-2014
42
Africa RISING: Sustainable intensification of cereal-based farming systems in the Sudano-Sahelian zone
Crop Production
sub-Saharan Africa
United States Agency for International Development
2013-2014
43
Africa RISING: Dietary diversification: integration of vegetables into maize based systems of Babati
Crop Production
United States Agency for International Development
2013-2014
44
Urbanization and its impacts on the use of the natural resources in Africa
Urbanization
Africa
Volkswagen Foundation, Germany
2014-2015
45
Enhancing productivity, competitiveness and marketing of traditional African (leafy) vegetables for improved income and nutrition in West and Central Africa
Crop production
Marketing
West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development
2012-2014
46
Improving income and nutrition in eastern and southern Africa by enhancing vegetable based farming and food systems in peri-urban corridors (VINESA)
Crop Production
Nutrition
Peri-urban
Africa: Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
2013-2016
47
Improving livelihoods with innovative cropping systems on the East India plateau
Crop Production
Asia: India
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia
2012-2015