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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.

Announcements from the Horticulture Innovation Lab:

From the Horticulture Innovation Lab Blog

photo: MasRiego team discusses irrigation in vegetable field in Guatemala

New climate-smart project starts in Guatemala

With additional funding from USAID/Guatemala, the Horticulture Innovation Lab is beginning a new $3.4 million project to expand use of conservation agriculture and drip irrigation. Read more...

Other recent posts

Horticulture at World Food Prize

With laureates honored for work with Vitamin A-rich sweet potatoes, this year's World Food Prize has a tie to horticulture and nutrition. Beth Mitcham will also speak at the event. Read more...

Grant seeks insights into crop-livestock systems

Understanding the socioeconomic feasibility and trade-offs involved in mixed animal-horticulture systems is the focus of a new Horticulture Innovation Lab funding opportunity. Read more...

Funding for market-driven research on apricots, tomatoes

How to improve market opportunities for farmers growing tomatoes in West Africa and apricots in Central Asia are the main goals for two new grants from the Horticulture Innovation Lab. Read more...



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.