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Projects in 2019

Disease Resistant Tomato and Pepper for Taiwan and the Philippines (DRTPTP)Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology2019-2022
Development of vegetable (pepper and tomato) varieties in Asia with AFACI country membersRural Development Administration, Korea2019 - 2022
APSA-WorldVeg Vegetable Breeding ConsortiumAsia and Pacific Seed Association2017 - 2019
Analyzing schools as platforms to improve diets, livelihoods and the environment in East AfricaAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research2018
Promoting traditional vegetable production and consumption for improved livelihoods in Papua New Guinea and Northern Australia (ASEM/2012/084)Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research2015 - 2018
Establishing the International Mungbean Improvement NetworkAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research2016 - 2019
Improved mungbean harvesting and seed production systems for Bangladesh, Myanmar, and PakistanAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research2017 - 2021
Diversify and improve household incomes and tackle malnutrition in cocoa communities through vegetable home gardens in GhanaBarry Callebaut2018 - 2020
Implementing market-driven vegetable agricultural service providers (ASPs) linking smallholder farmers to services and marketsBelgian Government2017 - 2018
A trial program to evaluate the efficacy of a natural growth enhancement product for six vegetable cropsBIO 520 LLC2018 - 2019
Youth Vegetable Business Hub (YVBH) ProjectCatholic Relief Services2017 - 2018
Improved Livelihoods through Crop Diversification into Vegetables in Jharkhand and Odisha under the Central India InitiativeCollectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CInI)2016 - 2019
Strengthening cooperation between WorldVeg and COA on vegetable research and developmentCouncil of Agriculture, Taiwan2018
Development of screening systems to evaluate the resistance of tomato germplasm to major diseasesCouncil of Agriculture, Taiwan2018
Research Infrastructure Modernization (RIM) - Phase 1Council of Agriculture, Taiwan2018
Tomato Trials for Hualien District Agricultural Research and Extension SystemCouncil of Agriculture, Taiwan2018
Characterization and Evaluation of Genetic Resources of Minor Pulses for Crop ImprovementDepartment of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi2018 - 2021
Linking genetic resources, genomes and phenotypes of Solanaceous cropsEuropean Commission2016 - 2021
Enhance use of biological pest control for growing ornamental plants in Arusha, TanzaniaFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2018 - 2019
Beans with Benefits: Integrating improved mungbean as a catch crop into the dryland systems of South and Central Asia for increased smallholder farmer income and more sustainable production systemsFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2015 - 2018
Wild Relatives to Fight Blight: Using wild tomato to enhance the resistance of tropical tomato cultivars against late blightFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2015 - 2017
Nutrition-Sensitive Promotion of Vegetables (NutriSenseProm): Increasing vegetable consumption through public and private partnerships efficiently delivering effective nutrition messages in the vegetable value chain Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2016 - 2018
GrAfrica: Introducing grafted plantlets to improve yield and income for smallholder tomato producers in sub-Saharan AfricaFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2018 - 2019
GlobE Diversifying Food Systems: Horticultural Innovations and Learning for Improved Nutrition and Livelihood in East Africa (HORTINLEA) (Phase 2)Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2016 - 2018
GlobE UrbanFoodPlus: African-German partnership to enhance resource use efficiency in urban and peri-urban agriculture for improved food security in West African cities (Phase 2)Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2016 - 2018
Resist Detect Protect: Wide spectrum insect resistance and sound management strategies to sustainably manage insect pests on Solanaceous vegetables in South AsiaFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2017 - 2019
Amazing Amaranth: Hardy and nutritious amaranth lines and food practices to improve nutrition in East AfricaFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2018 - 2021
Action Against Anthracnose: Resistant C. annuum chilli pepper introgression lines and cultivars for BangladeshFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2017 - 2018
Technical partnership to support tomato value chain development under the Green Innovation Center for the agriculture and food sector, IndiaFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany2017 - 2018
Training Service on Tuta absoluta ManagementFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations2017 - 2017
Capacity building towards digitization of national vegetable databases to address regional and national priorities in food and nutritional security in Eastern AfricaGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility2017 - 2019
Building the Genesys Catalog of Phenotypic DatasetsGlobal Crop Diversity Trust2017 - 2018
Development and preparation of eggplant pre-bred materials for adaptation to climate changeGlobal Crop Diversity Trust2017 - 2019
Implementation support on High Value Agriculture (HVA) through demonstration, research studies, technical support and capacity building on various vegetables and horticulture crops under the JOHAR projectGovernment of Jharkhand, India2017 - 2023
Improving Rural Livelihoods through Innovative Scaling-up of Science-led Participatory Research for Development in KarnatakaGovernment of Karnataka (GoK), India2013 - 2017
Improve Mungbean and Urdbean Productivity in Odisha StateGovernment of Odisha, India2015 - 2018
Onion Value Chain Improvements in OdishaGovernment of Odisha, India2016 - 2018
Food Trees project in Kitui and Tharaka Nithi, KenyaInternational Fund for Agricultural Development2018
Multiple disease resistant and heat tolerant tomato lines evaluationI & B Seeds Private Limited2016 - 2017
Selection of tropically adapted lines of vegetables to improve productivity of the vegetable value chain in Myanmar and VietnamJapan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries2016 - 2018
Screening for development of begomovirus-resistant processing tomato hybridKagome Co., Ltd., Japan2010 - 2018
Networking to Enhance International Cooperation in Vegetable Research and DevelopmentMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan2018
Cool peppers for climate-resilient Capsicum production in TaiwanMinistry of Science and Technology, Taiwan2018 - 2021
Fine mapping of the late blight resistance genes derived from Solanum pimpinellifolium accession VI030462Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 - 2021
Whole-genome resequencing of tomato to identify genes associated with durable resistance to bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum)Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 - 2019
A holistic approach towards the design of new tomato varieties and management practices to improve yield and quality in the face of climate changeMinistry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 - 2019
Phenotypic evaluation of the Vavilov mungbean accessions in TaiwanMinistry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 - 2020
 Angkor Salad: Satellite-derived data to inform and improve agricultural productionNetherlands Space Office2018 - 2021
2SCALE - Vegetable pilots in MaliNetherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs2018
2SCALE - Vegetable pilots in Côte d'IvoireNetherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs2018
2SCALE - Vegetable pilots in NigeriaNetherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs2018
Private seed sectors support to WorldVeg's global cucurbit breeding programPrivate seed companies2016 - 2019
Broadening the narrow genetic base of commercial bitter gourd cultivars by exploiting the genetic diversity of WorldVeg's breeding linesPrivate seed companies2017 - 2020
Identification of molecular markers associated with disease and insect resistance for marker assisted selection (MAS) in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) breeding programsRural Development Administration, Korea2016 - 2018
Development of Breeding Techniques and Selection of Disease Resistant Germplasm in VegetablesRural Development Administration, Korea2017 - 2019
Cambodian Horticulture Project for Advancing Income and NutritionSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation2015 - 2017
Vegetables Go to School: Improving Nutrition through Agricultural Diversification (Phase 2)Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation2016 - 2017
Vegetables for AllAmsterdam Initiative against Malnutrition, the Netherlands2014 - 2019
Utilizing the genome of the vegetable Cleome gynandra for the development of improved cultivars for the West and East African marketsThe Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)2015 - 2017
Unleashing the economic power of vegetables in Africa through quality seed of improved varietiesUK aid2017 - 2020
Improving production of Solanum aethiopicum in AfricaUk Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council2018 - 2021
IMMANA Project ENRICHUK Department for International Development2017 - 2019
A comparative study of seed legislation and policies and their effect on the private and public seed sectors in Asia and the Pacific regionUnited Nations Food and Agriculture Organization2018
Africa RISING: Vegetables and associated best management practices in cereal-based crop production systems to improve income and diets of rural and urban households in Northern Ghana and Southern MaliUnited States Agency for International Development2012 - 2018
Improving the nutritional status and income of smallholder farmer households through scaling improved, nutrient-dense traditional African vegetables in the Zanzibar IslandsUnited States Agency for International Development2018 - 2020
Tajikistan nutrition-sensitive vegetable technologies - Phase 2United States Agency for International Development2018 - 2020
Deploying Improved Vegetable Technologies to Overcome Malnutrition and Poverty in Mali United States Agency for International Development2014 - 2019
Development of fertilizer deep placement for vegetables in MaliUnited States Agency for International Development2018 - 2019
Hort4Nut: Improving nutrition and income of smallholder farmers in Eastern Africa using a market-driven approach to enhance value chain production of African indigenous vegetablesUnited States Agency for International Development2015 - 2018
Deploying Vegetable Seed Kits to Tackle Malnutrition in Cambodia, Kenya, Liberia, Tanzania and UgandaUnited States Agency for International Development2014 - 2018
Women in Agriculture Network (WAgN) Cambodia: Gender and Ecologically Sensitive AgricultureUnited States Agency for International Development2016 - 2018
Validation of Pro-WEAI for the Gender, Agriculture and Assets Project - Phase 2 (GAAP-2)United States Agency for International Development2016 - 2018
An Assessment of Three Cash-Based School Meals Modalities Combined with Complementary Nutrition-Sensitive Literacy EducationUnited States Department of Agriculture2017 - 2018
Facilitating Value Addition and Processing in the Context of the Cassava, Maize, Banana, Vegetable, and Livestock Value Chains (PRODEMA) Activities to Support Fruit and Vegetable Value ChainsWorld Bank2017 - 2019
Technical advisory assistance to Assam Agribusiness & Rural Transformation Project (APART) for Vegetable Value ChainsWorld Bank2018 - 2023
Technical partnership to support the Jharkhand Opportunities for Harnessing Rural Growth (JOHAR) ProjectWorld Bank2017 - 2023