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Consulting Cambodian stakeholders

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.

2016-10-22T04:51:22+00:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: East and Southeast Asia, In Brief|Tags: , , , |

New varieties for Central Asia

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.

2016-10-22T04:51:23+00:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: Central & West Asia and North Africa, In Brief|Tags: , , |