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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: Erin McGuire interviews a farmer in Ghana during a program evaluation

Welcome to new associate director

Erin McGuire has joined the Horticulture Innovation Lab as its new associate director. 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...

Postharvest training in Tanzania

This summer, the Horticulture Innovation Lab provided a training in postharvest handling of horticultural crops to industry, university, and government partners in Tanzania. Read more...

5 tips to better work with resource-poor farmers

Mark Bell shares his basic framework for better developing and delivering agricultural extension when working with farmers in a variety of situations. 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.