On Friday, 2 March 2018, WorldVeg officially opened its new building for West and Central Africa - Dry Regions in Bamako, Mali. Director General Marco Wopereis was on hand to help Mali's Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Nango Dembele, cut the ribbon.
Nutritious and easy to grow, amaranth is a healthy and profitable crop for small-scale farmers.
Partners and donors are beginning to take notice of WorldVeg West and Central Africa – Coastal & Humid Regions in Cotonou, Benin.
The experience of WorldVeg in Cameroon has sparked interest for an initiative to build seed systems in the Central African Republic.
Plant breeders from across the subcontinent who want to keep up with advancements in the discipline shared their training needs with WorldVeg.
These beans mean business and better nutrition for farmers and consumers in Cambodia and Lao PDR.
Learning where to find and how to use the diversity of the world's potato, tomato, pepper, and eggplant germplasm to breed improved vegetable varieties.
From disease-resistant tomato to high-performance chili, WorldVeg is the source for improved vegetables in India.
The alliance continues to facilitate uptake of the latest technology among farmers and stakeholders.
More than 1000 samples of 21 vegetable species from the WorldVeg genebank are headed for storage in the global seed vault in Svalbard.