Visit the World Vegetable Center!

Interested in learning more about the research and activities of the World Vegetable Center?

Please fill out and submit the form and we will promptly respond to your request.

NOTE: Visitors must obtain their own visas if required by our host countries.

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  • Please provide the name, title, affiliation and email address for each member of your group. If you prefer, you may attach a list of the group members below:


For visa information, check the websites of the foreign affairs ministries in the following countries:

  • WorldVeg Headquarters (TAIWAN)
  • WorldVeg East and Southeast Asia (THAILAND)
  • WorldVeg South Asia (INDIA)
  • WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa (TANZANIA)
  • WorldVeg West and Central Africa – Coastal & Humid Regions (BENIN)
  • WorldVeg West and Central Africa – Dry Regions (MALI)

The WorldVeg Guesthouse at Headquarters offers comfortable rooms at the following rates:

Single room: NTD 2100 (~USD 68) per night
Double room: NTD 2700 (~USD 87) per night

Room rates include breakfast.

The WorldVeg Cafeteria offers wholesome, inexpensive meals:

Lunch: NTD 200
Dinner: NTD 150

From Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei

  1. At the airport, take the MRT Shuttle Train to Taoyuan High Speed Rail (HSR) Station.
  2. From Taoyuan Station, take the HSR to Tainan Station.
  3. Take a taxi from Tainan Station to WorldVeg Headquarters.
  4. Travel time between Tainan HSR Station and WorldVeg Headquarters is about 40 minutes; the charge is approximately NTD 600-800 (~USD 20-25) one way.

From Kaohsiung International Airport, Kaohsiung

  1. Take a taxi from the airport to WorldVeg Headquarters.
  2. Travel time between the airport and WorldVeg Headquarters is about 1 hour; the charge is approximately NTD 800-1000 (~USD 25-30) one way.

Give these directions to your taxi driver:

Please take me to the following place:

World Vegetable Center (AVRDC)
60 Yi-Min Liao, Shanhua, Tainan City, Taiwan
台南市善化區益民寮60 (06-5837801)

If the taxi driver is not familiar with the route to WorldVeg, please ask him to call our Motor Pool dispatcher for guidance:
假如計程車司機不熟悉往亞蔬的路線, 可電話詢問本中心車輛調度組長, 陳俊郎先生◦

Tel電話: 0912 738 411 or 0937 671 562
(06) 5837801 ext. 230

If you do not have the researcher’s direct email address, please send your request to and indicate the name of the researcher you would like to contact.

Visit HARVEST, the World Vegetable Center’s document and data archive, which holds journal articles, production manuals, fact sheets and more.