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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.

Recent announcements:

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photo: Development in Gardening in Kenya received a Trellis Fund grant for a project with support from a UC Davis graduate student, right.

Call for Trellis Fund projects

Organizations in developing countries are invited to submit proposals for $2,000 grants to address horticultural challenges. Read announcement or see proposal details.

Other recent posts

Postharvest training in Bangladesh

The Horticulture Innovation Lab team recently led a custom, hands-on training for the Feed the Future Bangladesh Agricultural Value Chains project. Read about it...

Grafting gathering in Wisconsin

Farmers, students and scientists gathered at UW-Madison for a 9-day vegetable grafting workshop. Read more...

ASHS honors Mitcham

Director Beth Mitcham was honored as the Outstanding International Horticulturist by the American Society for Horticultural Science this month. Details...



Our work is committed to these six pillars:

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

Our program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative.