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The World Vegetable Center, an international nonprofit research and development institute, is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. They actively build networks and conduct research and promotion activities to raise the profile of vegetables for improved health and global poverty alleviation.

 



  1. The World Vegetable Center, an international nonprofit research and development institute, is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. They actively build networks and...
  2. Healthy, qualityvegetable seed is the foundation for any crop grownfor home consumption or for urban or rural markets. WorldVeg develops improved vegetable cultivars —one of the cheapest, simplestand most effective vegetable production technologies to help farmers cope withincreasing climate...
  3. The World Vegetable Center develops safe, efficient production methods for smallholder farmers— particularly women and youth—to grow vegetables in four different production systems: Urban and peri-urban Off-season Intensive Cereal-legume Farm profitability begins with good quality seed and good...
  4. Imbalanced diets lead to the death of millions of people each year, particularly in developing countries where micronutrient malnutrition is chronic and debilitating. Vegetables and fruit are important sources of micronutrients such as vitamin A, iron and other phytochemicals that are essential...
  5. The AVRDC Vegetable Genetic Resources Information System (AVGRIS) is an information system that manages the data of all vegetable germplasm conserved in the AVRDC genebank. The Genetic Resources and Seed Unit uses this system to efficiently manage genebank operations. AVGRIS links all germplasm...
  6. Learn vegetable production techniques such as grafting from the World Vegetable Center YouTube channel! Tune in for videos about the Center's work around the world to promote vegetable production and consumption for health and income. http://avrdc.org. This link brings up the playlist collection...
  7. Learn vegetable production techniques such as grafting from the World Vegetable Center YouTube channel! Tune in for videos about the Center's work around the world to promote vegetable production and consumption for health and income. http://avrdc.org
  8. The World Vegetable Center, as the name implies, focuses on vegetables to reduce poverty and malnutrition. Their website has numerous, helpful resources and publications. Among them are videos on how to save vegetable seed. They cover amaranth, eggplant, nightshade (see EDN 103), pumpkin and...

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