2013 Annual Meeting

When: May 6-9, 2013
Where: Nairobi, Kenya

More than 65 members of the extended Horticulture Innovation Lab team (then called Horticulture CRSP) gathered from five continents for the 2013 annual meeting, May 6-9 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The meeting objectives were:

  • Provide an update on changes and goals of USAID and Horticulture Innovation Lab
  • Raise awareness of regional horticultural activities and opportunities
  • Promote exchange between projects and participants
  • Increase awareness of project objectives
  • Identify opportunities to increase impact

The meeting program is available as a PDF (1.7 MB), or see below for presentations and fliers from the meeting. Select photos from the meeting are available on Flickr.

One important event held in conjunction with the annual meeting was the launch of the Horticulture CRSP Regional Center of Innovation with KARI. Read more about the launch of this new center.

Wednesday, May 8: Presentations

This day included a number of panels, which did not use PowerPoint slides. Please see the agenda for more details about the day and its speakers from the program management team and from East Africa.

Field tour information:

Thursday, May 9

Horticulture CRSP launched its Regional Center of Innovation with KARI at the Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Practical Training Center in Thika. The event included opening remarks, a series of displays featuring horticultural technologies and talks led by Pauline Mugendi, Stephen Weller and Kent Bradford. Find out more about the center launch event.

Friday, May 10

The International Advisory Board meeting was by invitation-only for board members. Follow-up from the meeting will most likely be delivered directly to board members.


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