|Tag: Tanzania

Identify, then control

Forty-seven farmers and village extension officers were taught how to identify Tuta absoluta and recognize the damage symptoms it causes compared with other types of leaf miners during a training session held by WorldVeg, Real IPM and A to Z on 25-26 May 2017 in Babati, Tanzania. --MORE--

2017-05-31T09:04:38+00:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: Articles, MAY2017|Tags: , |

Prize-winning photo promotes home gardens, seed saving in Tanzania

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.

2017-02-27T00:19:24+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Eastern and Southern Africa, In Brief|Tags: , , , |

How promoting consumption of traditional African vegetables affects household nutrition security in Tanzania

Promoting the production and consumption of traditional vegetables is expected to enhance household nutrition among urban and rural households. The Good Seed Initiative (GSI) program promoted production and consumption of nutrient-dense traditional African vegetables in Tanzania to reduce malnutrition. We estimated the impact of promotion activities on dietary diversity for households, women, and children.

2017-02-13T23:53:35+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Recent Research|Tags: , |