Position opening, we are hiring!

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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Horticulture is hiring a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Agricultural Innovation Systems with Expertise in Mixed Methods and Social Network Analysis.

How new apricot research can help farmers and reduce poverty in Tajikistan

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Apricots offer farmers in southern Tajikistan a profitable opportunity — particularly when dried for export to foreign markets. An international team led by U.S. scientists is digging into a new research project to help, advancing the science behind growing, drying, and selling these golden fruits.

Students selected for projects in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Nepal, Cambodia

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The Horticulture Innovation Lab team has selected nine graduate students to support Trellis Fund projects in Africa and Asia in 2017. Through their work on the Trellis Fund projects, the graduate students will apply their agricultural expertise to support local organizations as they work together to help smallholder farmers better grow fruits and vegetables.

MásRiego project starts in Guatemala

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Expanding irrigation and climate-smart farming to Guatemala

An international team led by UC Davis is working to connect 9,000 rural households in Guatemala with improved water management and climate-smart agriculture strategies, to increase food security and reduce poverty.

New report on horticulture in Guinea, after Ebola

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In the wake of the Ebola outbreak, the Horticulture Innovation Lab was asked to evaluate fruit and vegetable production in Guinea, as part of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s ongoing response in the region.