The Center hosted a symposium about vegetable seed systems during this seminal event for seed in Africa.
AVRDC is strengthening seed security in Papua New Guinea and enhancing availability of good quality seed of traditional vegetable crops, produced by the farmers themselves.
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center initiated the Cambodia component of the five-country USAID-funded project “Deploying vegetable seed kits to tackle malnutrition” through a Consultation Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 10-11 August 2015. Representatives from USAID, internationally funded agricultural projects, Cambodian national and provincial agricultural institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector participated in the workshop, providing guidance, perspective and recommendations for implementation.
The 2015 Catalogue of Released and Promising Vegetable and Legume Varieties for Central Asia and the Caucasus offers a look at 98 improved varieties developed from AVRDC germplasm in collaboration with research institutions and universities in the Regional Network for Vegetable Systems Research and Development in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Crops include tomato, hot and sweet pepper, eggplant, mungbean, vegetable soybean, yard-long bean, pea, cucumber, vegetable marrow, custard squash, Chinese leafy cabbage, lettuce, celery, and basil.
Two entrepreneurs start-up a small-scale business to produce seed of traditional vegetables in Cameroon.
Start date: 2012
End date: 2014
This project will strengthen the capacity of vulnerable communities in Puri district, Odisha to prepare for […]
Asian Seed, the official publication of the Asia and Pacific Seed Association, featured an article about the AVRDC Genebank in its March/April 2014 issue.