CGIAR @ the World Vegetable Center's 50th Anniversary

Fifty years in service of healthier diets and more resilient livelihoods

  • Date
    03.11.23 > 04.11.23
  • Time
    07:00 am > 03:00 pm UTC-11:00
  • Location
    Shanhua, Taiwan
  • Registration


The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) will celebrate its golden jubilee on the 3rd and 4th of November, 2023, at its headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan.

As WorldVeg celebrates its golden jubilee under the theme “sowing seeds, meeting needs,” it emphasizes safer diets and sustainable farming. The celebration includes the launch of Fresh! and a two-day event focusing on vegetables, seed preservation, research, and knowledge sharing.

Together, WorldVeg and CGIAR collaborate through research, data sharing, and policy advocacy to advance vegetable-focused solutions for global food security and sustainable agriculture within the CGIAR network.

CGIAR Participation

Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Chair, CGIAR System Board will particpate as a keynote speaker on November 3rd. The talk will emphasize WVC’s impactful partnership with CGIAR and their shared history. Despite resource challenges, the critical role of CGIAR in resource mobilization for future endeavors will be underscored.

The schedule will be updated as further information is received. All events are showcased in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Header photo by Maria Fleischmann / World Bank