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.
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.
Thriving vegetable plants, new experiments in progress, visitors exploring agricultural tools, and an upcoming gardening contest have been keeping the team behind the Horticulture Innovation Lab Demonstration Center busy recently.
Horticulture Innovation Lab partners gathered this time in Cambodia to share achievements, exchange ideas, and scheme about their next steps in advancing horticultural science and helping smallholder farmers in developing countries.
Approximately 175 participants attended a Symposium on Horticultural Science, held March 18 at the Royal University of Agriculture campus in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The event was presented by the Royal University of Agriculture in collaboration with the Horticulture Innovation Lab.
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.