International Day of Forests

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"As we deliberate on the post-2015 development agenda, let us acknowledge the vital role of forests and pledge to work together to protect and sustainably manage these vital ecosystems."

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for the 2014 International Day of Forests

33rd International Vegetable Training Course

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AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center’s 33rd International Vegetable Training Course aims to enhance technical, scientific and managerial skills of the participants to contribute to sustainable development of their countries through increased production and consumption of health-promoting vegetables.