Projects in 2017

Project Donor Duration
Multilocation evaluation of tomato lines carrying different combinations of Ty genes for resistance against begomovirus infection Asia & Pacific Seed Association 2014 – 2016
International training workshop on postharvest management technology for horticultural crops Asian Food and Agricultural Cooperation Initiative 2015 – 2017
Establishing the International Mungbean Improvement Network Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2016 – 2019
Increasing productivity of allium and solanaceous vegetable crops in Indonesia and sub-tropical Australia Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2013 – 2016
Improving livelihoods with innovative cropping systems on the East India plateau Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2012 – 2016
Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2011 – 2016
Promoting traditional vegetable production and consumption for improved livelihoods in Papua New Guinea and Northern Australia Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2014 – 2018
VINESA: Improving income and nutrition in Eastern and Southern Africa by enhancing vegetable-based farming and food systems in peri-urban corridors Australian Centre for International Research and Development 2013 – 2016
The operations of the Humidtropics Innovation Platform in Cameroon CGIAR 2015 – 2016
CGIAR Research Program for Humidtropics: Integrated systems for the humid tropics CGIAR 2012 – 2016
Linking genetic resources, genomes and phenotypes of solanaceous crops European Commission 2016 – 2019
A holistic multi-actor approach towards the design of new tomato varieties and management practices to improve yield and quality in the face of climate change European Commission 2016 – 2019
Attraction in Action: Using pheromones and other safe and sustainable management strategies to reduce losses from insect pests and plant diseases on vegetable legumes and leafy brassicas in Southeast Asia Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2014 – 2017
GlobE UrbanFoodPlus: Controlled central factorial experiments for participatory development, evaluation and demonstration of improved nutrient and water management strategies Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2013 – 2016
Enhancing the livelihood opportunities of smallholder African indigenous vegetable producers through the development and implementation of IPM measures for arthropod and nematode pests Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2014 – 2016
Horticultural innovations and learning for improved nutrition and livelihoods in East Africa Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2013 – 2016
Wild Relatives to Fight Blight: Using wild tomato to enhance the resistance of tropical tomato cultivars against late blight Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2015 – 2017
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 systems Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2015 – 2018
NutriSenseProm: Increasing vegetable consumption through public and private partnerships via efficient delivery of effective nutrition messages in the vegetable value chain Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2016 – 2018
RESIST DETECT PROTECT: Wide-spectrum insect resistance and sound management strategies to sustainably manage insect pests on Solanaceous vegetables in South Asia Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany 2017 – 2020
Improving rural livelihoods through innovative scaling-up of science-led participatory research for development in Karnataka Government of Karnataka, India 2013 – 2017
Good Seed Initiative Irish Aid, Ireland 2013 – 2016
Selection of tropically-adapted lines of vegetables to improve productivity of the vegetable value chain in Southeast Asia Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan 2016 – 2017
Networking to enhance international cooperation in vegetable research and development Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan 2015 – 2016
Mobilize resistance genes from wild tomato for breeding salt tolerant tomato cultivars Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 – 2016
Identification and introgression of whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) resistance genes from Solanum pimpinellifolium to tomato Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 – 2016
Identification of molecular markers associated with disease and insect resistance for marker assisted selection in tomato breeding Rural Development Administration, Korea 2016 – 2018
Cambodian Horticulture Project for Advancing Income and Nutrition Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation 2015 – 2017
Vegetables Go to School: Improving nutrition through agricultural diversification Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation 2013 – 2016
Evaluation and screening of Syngenta maize and vegetable hybrids for adaptation in Nigeria and skills development program for Syngenta staff Syngenta Crop Protection AG 2014 – 2017
Utilizing the genome of the vegetable Cleome gynandra for the development of improved cultivars for the West and East African markets The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 2015 – 2017
Cereal-based Systems of West Africa: 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 & Southern Mali United States Agency for International Development 2012 – 2016
Deploying Improved Vegetable Technologies to Overcome Malnutrition and Poverty in Mali United States Agency for International Development 2014 – 2017
Africa RISING: Enhancing vegetable value chains in rice-based and sole crop production systems to improve farm household income and consumer access to safer vegetables in Morogoro, Tanzania United States Agency for International Development 2012 – 2016
Enhancing partnership among Africa RISING, NAFAKA and TUBORESHE CHAKULA programs for fast-tracking delivery and scaling of agricultural technologies in Tanzania United States Agency for International Development 2014 – 2016
Africa RISING: Enhancing vegetable value chains in rice-based and sole crop production systems to improve farm household income and consumer access to safer vegetables in Morogoro, Tanzania United States Agency for International Development 2014 – 2016
Promoting science and innovation in agriculture in Pakistan – Agricultural Innovation Program United States Agency for International Development 2013 – 2017
AVRDC Postharvest Program United States Agency for International Development 2012 – 2017
Deploying vegetable seed kits to tackle malnutrition in Cambodia United States Agency for International Development 2014 – 2017
Deploying vegetable seed kits to tackle malnutrition in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Liberia United States Agency for International Development 2014 – 2017
Enhancing productivity, competitiveness and marketing of traditional African (leafy) vegetables for improved income and nutrition in West and Central Africa West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development 2013 – 2016