Burkina Faso

Horticulture Innovation Lab in Burkina Faso

As part of Feed the Future, the Horticulture Innovation Lab has conducted research in Burkina Faso focused on the tomato value chain and improving postharvest practices. The program's research was guided by research needs and insights from USAID/Burkina Faso and also from the USAID/Sahel Regional Office.

This page includes links to Horticulture Innovation Lab research projects, major partners and partner organizations based in Burkina Faso, along with blog articles and information products with a focus on horticulture in Burkina Faso.

Articles

New funding for market-driven research on apricots, tomatoes

Posted on July 11, 2016
How to improve market opportunities for farmers growing tomatoes in West Africa and apricots in Central Asia are the main objectives of two new research grant opportunities from the Horticulture Innovation Lab. September 12 is the deadline for research proposals for these two projects, each with funding up to $300,000 over two years. U.S.-based researchers are invited to apply in partnership with international scientists and organizations.