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New report on horticulture in Guinea, after Ebola

Posted on December 16, 2015

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.

Thailand: Visiting Kasetsart University

Posted on December 11, 2015
Elizabeth Mitcham writes about a visit to Kasetsart University, including a tour of the Horticulture Innovation Lab's Regional Center with updates from the team.

Scholarship opportunity: Guatemalan to study at North Carolina A&T

Posted on December 09, 2015
Guatemalans interested in pursuing a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply for a fellowship package that will be part of an upcoming Horticulture Innovation Lab project in Guatemala, called MásRiego. Guatemaltecos/as interesados ​​en obtener un título de doctorado para solicitar un paquete de becas que formará parte de un nuevo proyecto del “Horticulture Innovation Lab” en Guatemala, llamado MásRiego.

Call for Trellis Fund project proposals

Posted on November 04, 2015

The Horticulture Innovation Lab is seeking project proposals from organizations in developing countries for small horticultural projects, through its Trellis Fund.

Training new postharvest experts in Bangladesh

Posted on September 09, 2015

A team from the Horticulture Innovation Lab recently led eight days of training in Bangladesh about improving postharvest practices for fruits, vegetables, grains and flowers.

What we learned at the annual meeting

Posted on July 15, 2015

In June, representatives from each of the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s current projects gathered in Lusaka, Zambia, for the program’s annual meeting. The three-day meeting started with a workday, then grew into a local conference, and ended with a tour of local agriculture.