Pesticide misuse is a widespread problem in vegetable production systems in Southeast Asia. Studies from the World Vegetable Center show the extent of the problem, identify drivers, and point at possible solutions.
Impact of nutritional perceptions of traditional African vegetables on farm household production decisions: A case study of smallholders in Tanzania
Smallholders tend to grow more traditional vegetables than larger-farm operators. Thus, more attention should be given to reducing production and its associated transaction costs by ensuring timely access to quality certified seeds, ensuring optimal use of inputs and increasing labour productivity, particularly for smallholders.
Duration: 2011 – 2016
The development of high-value crops for domestic consumption and export is considered a priority for economic development […]