|Tag: Eastern and Southern Africa

Scientist – Traditional Vegetables Conservation and Utilization

Sognigbe N’Danikou joined WorldVeg on 8 April 2019 as a Scientist – Traditional Vegetables Conservation and Utilization. He is based at WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania. Sognigbe received his PhD in Plant Genetic Resources and Crop Protection from the University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin. Specialized in plant genetic resources management and participatory crop breeding, he brings 11 years of research and development experience in sustainable use and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. Sognigbe’s background encompasses the management of genetic diversity in farming systems, including African traditional vegetables, and the use of multidisciplinary approaches to understand the biophysical (seed technology and crop physiology) and social drivers for in-situ and ex-situ conservation of agrobiodiversity to support smallholders’ livelihood systems and food and nutrition security.

2019-04-11T09:28:00+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: MAR2019, Welcome|Tags: , |

Chicken and vegetables: a profitable and tasty combination

ATONU has been in operation in Tanzania for a decade, mainly promoting raising local chickens in Singida, Songwe, Morogoro, Dodoma, Mbeya and Njombe. Considering the potential of vegetables to improve household nutrition and income, ATONU has decided to integrate vegetables into its poultry farming system. -- MORE --

2017-04-24T05:15:33+00:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: APR2017, Articles, Eastern and Southern Africa|Tags: , , |

How to produce the best dried vegetables

Short growing seasons limit the availability of vegetables in many locations in Africa and Asia. The World Vegetable Center is tackling this problem by promoting consumption of dried vegetables when fresh vegetables are in short supply. --MORE--

Farm Radio International in Arusha

Farm Radio International (FRI) organized its first study tour to Tanzania this month and as part of the tour, a team of 15 participants led by Executive Director Kevin Perkins and Country Director Japhet Sarakikya, visited WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa to discuss current joint activities with WorldVeg and to plan future collaborations.

2017-03-10T07:12:42+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: 2017 FRESH archive, FRESH, MAR2017, PHOTO OP|Tags: |