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International symposium participants visit WorldVeg in Tanzania

Amaranth Breeder Fekadu Dinssa discusses the development of new vegetable varieties.

Visitors learned about saving and storing seed from Genetic Resources Manager Tsvetelina Stoilova.

Postharvest Specialist Ngoni Nenguwo explains how proper packing and cooling can protect perishable vegetables.

ECHO East Africa organized an international symposium in Arusha, Tanzania from 7-10 February 2017 to promote networking among organizations and individuals involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. During a symposium field tour, 53 participants visited the World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa campus on 10 February to learn about the Center’s research and development activities.

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