2010 Inception Workshop

When: May 16-18, 2010
Where: National Institute of Education, Singapore

The Horticulture Innovation Lab (at the time, the program was named Horticulture CRSP) held its Inception Workshop on May 16-18, 2010 in Singapore at the National Institute of Education. Ninety-five participants from 34 countries around the world joined the management team in a lively discussion about the potential for horticulture development to reduce poverty and improve livelihoods around the world.

Please note information archives from this particular event are still being transferred over to this new website. Please contact horticulture@ucdavis.edu or Brenda Dawson if you are looking for a particular file in the meantime. Thank you for your patience!

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Meeting Agenda Highlights

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  • Overview of Workshop Purpose, Logistics, and Instructions - Beth Mitcham, Horticulture CRSP
  • Welcome - Ron Voss, Horticulture CRSP; LEE Sing Kong, National Institute of Education; and Poonpipope Kasemsap, Kasetsart University
  • Keynote Address: Enterprise Development in Rural Areas-The Case for High-Value Horticulture - James E. Simon, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Overview: The Global Horticulture Assessment - Robert Paull, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Horticulture CRSP Activities and Opportunities - Beth Mitcham, Horticulture CRSP
  • Monitoring and Evaluation - Mark Bell, Horticulture CRSP
  • Gender Equity - Royce Gloria Androa, Reach Your Destiny, LTD
  • Information Accessibility - Mark Bell, Horticulture CRSP
  • Innovative Technologies - Michael Reid, Horticulture CRSP
  • Food Security, USAID and CRSP Collaboration - L. George Wilson, North Carolina State University
  • Horticulture and Food Security - Lisa Kitinoja, World Food Logistics Organization
  • Horticulture and Food Security - Robert Holmer, AVRDC, The World Vegetable Center
  • Horticulture and Food Security - Bertha Mjawa, Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives, Tanzania
  • Summary of Inception Workshop - Ron Voss, Horticulture CRSP

Breakout Session Transcripts

Regional Issues

Horticultural Issues