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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

Projects overview

Current projects

The Horticulture Innovation Lab began new projects in 2015. The program's current projects are organized by region below, or jump down to previous Phase I projects organized by parts of the value chain.

In addition to the projects listed below, the Horticulture Innovation Lab pairs graduate students with organizations in developing countries each year for Trellis Fund projects.


Central America



Phase I projects

Click and drag map to view project and partner locations in Africa, Asia and Latin America with brief descriptions and links to project pages. Or view Horticulture Innovation Lab Projects within Google Maps.

Looking for more horticultural projects?

The map above includes Horticulture Innovation Lab projects from the program's first five-year phase.

Our map of horticultural projects worldwide includes projects led by additional organizations.

In its first five years, the Horticulture Innovation Lab funded 61 projects in more than 30 countries. The program supports horticultural research that builds local institutional capacity while addressing issues of poverty, health, nutrition and gender.

Horticulture Innovation Lab projects span the value chain of vegetable and fruit production:

map point - seedsSeed systems and germplasm

Sustainable production of horticultural crops

map point - postharvestPostharvest practices

map point - food safetyFood safety

map point - marketsMarketing

map point - nutritionNutrition

map point - enablingEnabling environment


Looking for more horticultural projects around the world? We also have a map of horticultural projects throughout the world with projects and information supplied by additional organizations. The map is searchable by country, region, category and project description.

These projects are supported by the Horticulture Innovation Lab with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as part of the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative called Feed the Future.