To help increase the capacity of their staff in food value chains, a group of 9 Catholic Relief Services staff visited the World Vegetable Center in Tanzania on 21 August 2017 as part of a five-day “Horticultural Learning Journey”.
Success from vegetable farming can come only if farmers know where the markets are, have sufficient skills to manage their crops well, and are willing to work with other players in the value chain such as traders, input suppliers, and transporters.
Young VINESA farmers learn enhanced crop management practices, how to diversify production, and ways to improve value chain effectiveness to increase their market returns. --MORE--
Fifteen young people from the ,b>Mali Agribusiness Incubation Hub (MAIH) participated in a one-day training session on vegetable production and marketing at Samanko Research Station, WorldVeg West and Central Africa / Dry Regions, Bamako, Mali.
VINESA graduates will need cooperation from the business community to succeed in putting their new farming skills to work.
VINESA: Improving income and nutrition in eastern and southern Africa by enhancing vegetable-based farming and food systems in peri-urban corridors.
Young farmers trained in vegetable production and marketing by VINESA in Tanzania pool their collective knowledge about agribusiness.
VINESA equips smallholder vegetable growers to engage in high value market opportunities By putting the needs of […]