The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) was established in 1971 as the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC) in Shanhua, Taiwan. In 2017, recognition of the Center's expanding global reach led to a new strategy, a new logo, and a shorter, more memorable name: World Vegetable Center.
The World Vegetable Center conducts research, builds networks, and carries out training and promotion activities to raise awareness of the role of vegetables for improved health and global poverty alleviation.
WorldVeg develops improved vegetable cultivars — one of the cheapest, simplest and most effective vegetable production technologies to help farmers cope with increasing climate variability.
The Asia & Pacific Seed Association (APSA)/World Vegetable Center Vegetable Breeding Consortium held its second annual workshop on 16-17 May 2018 at WorldVeg headquarters...