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Mung Central Newsletter 2020 Edition 6

Manual harvesting of mungbeans in Myanmar

The sixth edition of Mung Central, the official newsletter of the International Mungbean Improvement Network (IMIN) is out now. 

Articles include:

  • Mungbean going for gold in Australia
  • Inclusive crop improvement
  • DAF scientist awarded for being a mungbean champion
  • Annual meeting of International mungbean Network
  • Winning a grant for the greater good
  • New mungbean variety developed in India
  • More spring varieties identified for the Uttar Pradesh region
  • Staff feature: New to the network! Introducing Dr.Araz Solman
  • Recipe corner
  • Research publications and events


The IMIN is a collaboration between the following organisations, with funding from ACIAR:

  • World Vegetable Centre (Worldveg)
  • Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Australia
  • Pulses Research Centre of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (PRC-BARI)
  • Myanmar Department of Agricultural Research (DAR)
  • Indian Institute of Pulses Research under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR-IIPR).

By developing mungbean, the IMIN and its outcomes will make farms more productive and increase farmers' livelihoods. 

If you are interested in finding out more about collaboration with IMIN, please email: ramakrishnan.nair [at] worldveg.org