Tuta absoluta has been established in southern Africa for a long time. Without proper management, this pest devastates tomato crops. -- MORE --
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 --
Thibault Nordey joined the WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa team on 1 March 2017 for a two-year secondment from CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development).
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--
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.
Can a cultivar valued for its high yields of tasty leaves also be a good seed producer? --MORE--
International symposium participants visit WorldVeg in Tanzania
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A photograph of home gardener Bibi Mwanaidi and her grandson with African nightshade seeds Mwanaidi harvested from her garden in Tanzania claimed second place in the Feed the Future 2017 photo contest. Photographer Rhiannon O'Sullivan, a communications volunteer from Australian Volunteers International who worked at WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania in 2016, took the photo.