Exports of cabbage, cauliflower and other vegetables from Jessore, Bangladesh are increasing as farmers use improved postharvest handling methods to protect the quality and freshness of their produce.
Through the USAID Postharvest Project, farmers in Bangladesh have learned simple but effective methods to protect their vegetables after the harvest to retain quality and ensure more of the crop is available to consumers.
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.
Water is a precious resource. This Tanzanian home gardener uses it to grow nutritious vegetables to feed her family.
This video demonstrates how to make wet compost, or compost tea, to use as fertilizer in your home garden (in Khmer).
This video shows how to determine if your compost is ready to use in the garden (in Khmer).
This video demonstrates how to set up a dry compost heap for home gardens in Cambodia (in Khmer).
This video demonstrates how to set up a 6 x 6 meter home vegetable garden in Cambodia (in Khmer).
Lilian's children wouldn't eat the food she cooked. Now she grows vegetables that aren’t bitter, changed her cooking style, and has the kids eating healthy leafy greens every day.
School Principal Robina teaches her young students to grow vegetables and cook them for school lunch. The children are noticeably healthier, which has made her school very popular among parents.