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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: woman farmer with tomato at Eco-Agric demonstration site in Uganda

Thanks from Uganda: Trellis Fund

Liz Hohenberger shares a note from Eco-Agric Uganda, one of the first organizations awarded a Trellis Fund project, with details about the group's relationship with our program. Read more...

Other recent posts

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...

CoolBot making news

The Khmer Times published an article about our program's use of the CoolBot in Cambodia, to help farmers cool their fresh produce to reduce postharvest losses. Blog post and news article...



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.