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Farmers are forming groups, learning how to grow, harvest and deliver quality produce for high-value markets, and finding new markets to tap through the VINESA project.
When people in Tanzania began producing vegetables for market sale through the VINESA project, many decided to include them in their own meals. Local diets are now more diverse and nutritious.
Join the students at Emmanuel Primary School in Tanzania on a tasty journey to add diversity and nutrition to their diets with vegetables.
Success from vegetable farming can come only if farmers know where the markets are, have sufficient skills to manage their crops well, and are willing to work with other players in the value chain such as traders, input suppliers, and transporters.
Young VINESA farmers learn enhanced crop management practices, how to diversify production, and ways to improve value chain effectiveness to increase their market returns. --MORE--
Through his work with the VINESA project, Joshua Elisa Palangyo, a young farmer in Tanzania, produces beautiful sweet peppers -- and the pepper seed, so other farmers can join in his success.
A young farmer in Tanzania participating in the VINESA project talks about his experiences with contract farming for vegetables.