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Impact of nutritional perceptions of traditional African vegetables on farm household production decisions: A case study of smallholders in Tanzania

Smallholders tend to grow more traditional vegetables than larger-farm operators. Thus, more attention should be given to reducing production and its associated transaction costs by ensuring timely access to quality certified seeds, ensuring optimal use of inputs and increasing labour productivity, particularly for smallholders.

2016-10-22T04:50:54+00:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Recent Research|Tags: , , , , |


The third in the pace-setting series of symposia, SEAVEG2016 will focus on improved nutrition and livelihoods and will be held in Putrajaya, Malaysia, 6-8 September 2016. This symposium will highlight the critical importance of vegetables in Southeast Asia and identify technologies for increased vegetable production, marketing and consumption; to realize the potential of providing nutrition to rapidly growing and increasingly urbanized populations.

2016-10-22T04:51:18+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: East and Southeast Asia, Latest News|Tags: , , |