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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Horticulture Innovation Lab

190 Env. Hort. Building
UC Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

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Horticulture Innovation Lab 2014 annual meeting

When: March 17-21, 2014
Where: Hotel Real Intercontinental, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

The Horticulture Innovation Lab's international team of collaborators met for its 2014 annual meeting in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Local dignitaries, horticultural leaders, and interenational development professionals joined the team on March 18-19 for a two-day conference, including a half-day workshop on scaling up technologies and a field day at the Panamerican Agricultural School, Zamorano. See the conference program for more details (also available in Spanish).

A smaller group — just the project partners and collaborators — met on March 17 and 20 for updates from all corners of the Horticulture Innovation Lab's projects. See the workdays agenda for more details.

The program's International Advisory Board met on March 21 for its annual meeting to discuss future directions for the program.

Below are some of the presentations, posters, and handouts shared during the meeting (all as PDF files). Please check back, as we continue to receive files from presenters to share. Select photos from the meeting are also available, and will continue to be updated.

program cover

The conference program (PDF) includes agendas for March 18-19, and is also available in Spanish (PDF). For partners who are participating on Monday and Thursday also, workday agendas (PDF) are available for preview.

Monday: Workday (agenda)

Morning presentations and updates

Project updates, Round 1: Poster session

Tuesday: Conference (program)

Horticulture in Honduras and Guatemala

Scaling up workshop

Wednesday: Tours and field day (program)

In the morning, participants selected one of four tour options to get a closer look at horticultural production and marketing in Honduras:

In the afternoon, participants gathered at the Panamerican Agricultural School, Zamorano, for a tour of the school's production facilities and the Horticulture Innovation Lab Regional Center at Zamorano. For more information about this day's activities, see the program.

Thursday: Workday (agenda)

Project updates, Round 2: Q & A panel

The panel discussed various aspects of scaling, including lessons learned and tips for success. Speakers also provided fliers about their projects and recent activities.

Project updates, Round 3: Poster session

International horticulture opportunities and challenges

More information

Find out more about the Horticulture Innovation Lab's activities in Central America.

Review highlights and download the full report from the recent horticultural assessment of Honduras and Guatemala, "Advancing Horticulture: Assessment of constraints to horticultural sector growth in Central America."

Learn more about the Horticulture Innovation Lab Regional Center at Zamorano.