USAID visits WorldVeg in Tanzania
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Farmer Pius Wilbard sharpened his crop production skills and increased his income through Farmer Field Schools hosted by the Africa RISING project in Tanzania.
Siblings Ana and Pascal Erasto dig in to continue a family tradition in Tanzania through the Africa RISING project.
WorldVeg field trials are the testing ground for safe vegetable production technologies in Tanzania.
Participants in the five-year Hort4Nutrition Project highlighted the nutritional benefits of Africa’s traditional vegetables and engaged smallholder farmers and entrepreneurs in building markets for these valuable but underused crops.
A World Vegetable Center delegation—Board member Lindiwe Sibanda, Director General Marco Wopereis, and Flagship Leader Healthy Diets and Officer-in-Charge for WorldVeg’s Regional Center for Eastern and Southern Africa Ralph Roothaert—visited Dodoma, Tanzania from 11-12 April 2019. On the 11th, the delegation met with the Director General of the Tanzanian Agricultural Research Institute (TARI), Dr. Geoffrey Mkamilo, and staff at TARI headquarters in Dodoma to discuss opportunities for enhanced collaboration. On the 12th, the delegation met with the Minister for Agriculture of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Japhet N. Hasunga, and the Permanent Secretary for Agriculture, Eng. Mathew J. Mtigumwe.
WorldVeg trainers build the capacity of partners to deliver sustainable and quality services to vegetable farmers.
The Mafichoni Garden Group isn't about to let a scarce water supply get in the way of growing nutritious food for their families and neighbors.
On 21-22 July 2017, the Tanzania Official Seed Certification Institute (TOSCI) held its annual board meeting at WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania -- and learned more about WorldVeg research in breeding and crop management.
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--