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Accomplishments from our global network in 2017

Posted on February 22, 2018
A brief annual report is now available from the Horticulture Innovation Lab, with contributions from all of the global network’s research teams and accomplishments from 2016-2017.

Event highlights UC contributions to Feed the Future

Posted on October 20, 2016

How new innovations and research from the University of California are helping to end global poverty and hunger was the focus of a standing-room-only event recently at UC Davis. Among the participants recognizing these efforts were representatives from the offices of U.S.

Nine new Trellis Fund projects awarded

Posted on September 19, 2016
The Horticulture Innovation Lab has announced nine new projects led by organizations in Africa and Asia as part of its Trellis Fund program.

Welcome to Erin McGuire, new associate director

Posted on September 15, 2016
The Horticulture Innovation Lab's new associate director is an alumna of UC Davis, with a lifelong interest in farming and nutrition policy and international experience related to appropriate technologies and program evaluation.

UC Davis students selected as ‘Future Leaders’

Posted on May 18, 2016

Two UC Davis students — Elyssa Lewis and Kate Polakiewicz — were selected for a competitive student fellowship by the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

Crump moves on, seeking new associate director

Posted on April 14, 2016

Amanda Crump, associate director for the Horticulture Innovation Lab, has announced she will be taking a new job as director of the Western Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center.

In memoriam: Norman Looney

Posted on April 12, 2016

Norman E. Looney, a tireless advocate for horticulture in developing countries and founding member of the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s International Advisory Board, died March 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 77.