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.
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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.
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.
The World Vegetable Center, in partnership with local collaborators, is developing appropriate vegetable seed kits along with participatory training systems for the production of nutritious vegetables through home gardens.
A young farmer in Tanzania participating in the VINESA project talks about his experiences with contract farming for vegetables.
Water is a precious resource. This Tanzanian home gardener uses it to grow nutritious vegetables to feed her family.
The World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania maintains Africa's largest vegetable seed collection. Take a look inside the Seed Repository with manager Tsvetelina Stoilova and meet other WorldVeg researchers working to conserve, characterize and share the diversity of African vegetables to safeguard the continent's food and nutrition security.
Curious about the safety of the local food supply, four young women from Bishop Henry Gogarty Memorial Girls Secondary School in Tanzania decided to investigate the benefits of growing their own vegetable gardens.