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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Horticulture Innovation Lab

190 Env. Hort. Building
UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-3522 (phone)
(530) 752-7182 (fax)


The Horticulture Innovation Lab builds international partnerships for fruit and vegetable research to improve livelihoods in developing countries.

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From the Horticulture Innovation Lab Blog

photo: Elise Brockett, UC Davis student, planting vegetable seedlings at Horticulture Innovation Lab

What's growing at UC Davis

Updates from the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center on the UC Davis campus, with new vegetables, new visitors, and experiments in progress. Read more...

Other recent posts

New video: From seeds to grafted seedlings in Honduras, Guatemala

New 5-minute video of a lightning talk given by Jim Nienhuis of UW-Madison on his Horticulture Innovation Lab project, Seedlings of Hope. Watch or read more...

Thanks from Uganda: Trellis Fund

A note from Eco-Agric Uganda, one of the first organizations awarded a Trellis Fund project, with details about the group's success after our seed funding. Read more...

Following vegetables from field to market in Cambodia

Postharvest specialist Angelos Deltsidis observed farmers in Cambodia harvesting, packing, transporting, sorting and cooling their vegetables to provide advice for improving quality and reducing food losses. Read his insights on the blog...

Chicago Council highlights market-driven projects

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recently featured an article lauding the success of a Horticulture Innovation Lab project in Zambia, led by Jim Simon of Rutgers. See more details...



The Horticulture Innovation Lab is led by UC Davis and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative. Our work is committed to these six pillars:

Explore our projects around the world, or add your project to our map of horticultural projects.