AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center Safe and sustainable value chains
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
Farm profitability begins with good quality seed and good agricultural practices throughout the crop production cycle. A value chain, market-aware approach is emphasized, ensuring farmers grow what will sell, rather than trying to sell what has been grown.