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Learning alliance for mungbean

A mungbean learning alliance established in 2015 under the BMZ-funded “Beans with Benefits” project is bringing together researchers, farmers, extension workers, brokers, processors, millers, input suppliers and marketers to discuss issues related to mungbean production in Pakistan. --MORE--

2017-05-30T06:39:12+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Articles, MAY2017, South Asia|Tags: , |

Support for women farmers

In Chevanda, Faisalabad, Pakistan, women work with men in all aspects of protected cultivation of vegetables—sowing, tunnel management, intercropping, hoeing, harvesting, grading and packing. The World Vegetable Center, through the Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) funded by USAID, provides training specifically for women farmers on crop production, protection and marketing, as well as occupational health hazards.

2017-02-16T05:59:22+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: FRESH, JAN2017, PHOTO OP|Tags: , , |

Reforming a seed system

Facilitated by AVRDC and with assistance from the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) in Quetta, a group of ten farmers decided to do something about a lack of good quality onion seed by setting up a joint venture for onion seed production.

2016-10-22T04:51:17+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Latest News, South Asia|Tags: , , |