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Utilizing biodiversity of traditional African vegetable species in Madagascar


Ref: DARSC182
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Tsvetelina Stoilova
Lead Institution: WorldVeg - World Vegetable Center
Host Country Institutions: FOFIFA Madagascar National Center for Applied Research on Rural Development, University of Antananarivo
Start Date: 2017-04-01
End Date: 2018-03-31
Funding: £4,970.00
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Status: Current
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Madagascar
Purpose: The objective of the scoping trip is to (i) collect basic data on the diversity of traditional (=indigenous) vegetables in Madagascar, (ii) to learn about current practice of their conservation and utilization, and (iii) to explore opportunities for their sustainable use to support local populations in improving food and nutritional security.
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