Identify, then control

Forty-seven farmers and village extension officers were taught how to identify Tuta absoluta and recognize the damage symptoms it causes compared with other types of leaf miners during a training session held by WorldVeg, Real IPM and A to Z on 25-26 May 2017 in Babati, Tanzania. --MORE--

2017-05-31T09:04:38+00:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Articles, MAY2017|Tags: , |

Cooking in Zanzibar!

WorldVeg, Hellen Keller International, and representatives from Zanzibar’s ministries of Health and Agriculture, Natural Resources, Livestock, and Fisheries held a series of planning meetings and cook shows in 12 villages identified for USAID-funded Home Garden Scaling Project activities from 9-28 April 2017 in Unguja district. --MORE--

2017-06-01T06:45:00+00:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Articles, Eastern and Southern Africa, MAY2017|Tags: |

Clusters and hubs link gardens, nutrition and health in Mali

A USAID Health Team led by Fatimata Ouattara, Project Manager Specialist at USAID Health in Bamako, recently visited the WorldVeg Sirakoroba Vegetable Technology Immersion Cluster (VTIC) in Sikasso, Mali, where WorldVeg is efficiently integrating agriculture, nutrition, WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and health through the USAID/Mali Scaling project. --MORE--

2017-05-31T08:17:50+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Articles, MAY2017, West and Central Africa - Dry Regions|Tags: , , , |

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+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Articles, MAY2017, South Asia|Tags: , |