It was a great day: The sun was shining and the vegetables came out to play! The annual Seed & Seedling Festival hosted by the Tainan District Agricultural Research and Extension Station (DARES) in Xinhua, Taiwan delighted thousands of visitors who attended the event on Saturday, 25 November 2017.
World Vegetable Center breeding programs produce the materials national research institutes need to bring new resilient and productive varieties to farmers.
The small village of Djalé, located in the Sikasso region of Mali, is the perfect example of a community determined to overcome malnutrition and poverty.
Residents of Tasani, Chaani Kubwa and Fuoni villages sampled some tasty dishes prepared with traditional vegetables during three field days and cook shows held from 19-26 October 2017 as part of the Home Garden Scaling Project.
WorldVeg South Asia staff Devender Pal Kaur, Ramashray Dubey and Souradeep Acharjee discovered first-hand the complexities of the chili value chain during a study trip from 13-14 November 2017 in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Mungbean has long been a popular crop in Asia, but other parts of the world are beginning to take greater notice of this nutritious legume.
Noble Seeds (India) organized Bitter Gourd Field Days from 25 November to 5 December 2017 in Bangalore. The event showcased 180 hybrids using WorldVeg lines in field trials along with commercial checks.
A review of the transfer of protected cultivation methods into the region raises questions about performance, profitability, and environmental impact.
Join the students at Emmanuel Primary School in Tanzania on a tasty journey to add diversity and nutrition to their diets with vegetables.
By grafting tomato on wild eggplant rootstocks, farmers can avoid bacterial wilt and root knot nematode problems. In India there are now many commercial vegetable nurseries producing grafted seedlings, but high prices prevent small and marginal farmers from purchasing the seedlings.