This video demonstrates how to set up a 6 x 6 meter home vegetable garden in Cambodia (in Khmer).
Lilian's children wouldn't eat the food she cooked. Now she grows vegetables that aren’t bitter, changed her cooking style, and has the kids eating healthy leafy greens every day.
School Principal Robina teaches her young students to grow vegetables and cook them for school lunch. The children are noticeably healthier, which has made her school very popular among parents.
When the Kyalo family learned how to grow traditional vegetables, their dull daily diet of maize, beans and cabbage was transformed into a feast of flavor and nutrition.
This Feed the Future project aims to develop appropriate vegetable seed kits along with participatory training systems for production of nutritious vegetables in home gardens.
Nalonge and Agnes used to be like most farmers in their villages: they regarded traditional vegetables as weeds. Not anymore. They are now convinced of the nutritional benefits of traditional leafy vegetables, even plant them to beautify their homes, and influence other women to do the same.
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center initiated the Cambodia component of the five-country USAID-funded project “Deploying vegetable seed kits to tackle malnutrition” through a Consultation Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 10-11 August 2015. Representatives from USAID, internationally funded agricultural projects, Cambodian national and provincial agricultural institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector participated in the workshop, providing guidance, perspective and recommendations for implementation.
The 2015 Standard Chartered AGROW Awards took note of the outstanding work of AVRDC partners and participating farmers in a ceremony on 2 August 2015 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The prestigious nationwide award promotes agricultural innovators and contributions to the sector in seven categories. BRAC, an NGO in Bangladesh and a partner with AVRDC and the International Potato Center (CIP) in the USAID Horticulture Project, received the “Best Associated Organisation in Support and Execution” award. Lal Teer Seed Ltd., which has worked with AVRDC researchers on several initiatives, was awarded as the “Best Associated Organisation in Innovation and Research.” The awards go to individuals as well as organizations: Two farmers participating in the USAID Horticulture Project received awards: Reshma Begum, Mohirn Village, Bagharpara Upazilla, Jessore District, for her sweetpotato nursery, and Bellal Hossain, Laxmipur Village, Bagharpara Upazilla, Jessore District, for his work in tomato production. Matia Chowdhury, Minister of Agriculture, presented the awards.
Scientific research and capacity strengthening to promote agricultural growth, poverty reduction and food security in Pakistan.
A contract farmer in Indonesia discovers grafting, a simple but effective technique introduced by AVRDC to overcome soil-borne diseases in tomato fields.