Conservation and Development of Plant Genetic Resource in Vietnam

Completed
Crop Production Sector Icon Postharvest Management Sector Icon
Provincial
May 16, 2001
May 16, 2004
USD 127,300

Project Information

Project activities: (1) Training farmers (farmer field school) in FFS methodologies in management of PGR and improving rice varieties; (2) Breeding varieties through participatory plant breeding (PPB) and through selection in breeding populations obtained from plant breeding institutions; (3) Through participatory variety selection (PVS), testing on-farm potential new varieties adapted to local conditions; (4) Rehabilitating through selection varieties (both local and improved) which through mixing and/or poor seed production practices had deteriorated; (5) Seed production of selected new varieties or rehabilitated varieties for distribution within communities. 
Major target groups: IPM farmers and plant protection staff

Project Locations

Bac Kan, Dong Thap, Ha Noi, Hoa Binh, Kien Giang, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Yen Bai

Project Sectors

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