Information Resources

As part of their research process, Horticulture Innovation Lab partners create fact sheets, presentations, posters, journal articles, and other information products to share with farmers, academics, and other participants in their projects. These horticulture resources are sorted by country, value chain part, type of information, crop, and other category tags. We hope you find these information products useful in your work with fruits, vegetables, and farmers.

D-Lab Course Setup

The course setup manual explains the process of setting up a D-Lab style course with specific examples from our classes. It includes advice on what makes a good project, how to find and choose clients, student recruitment, and identifying resources like funding and curriculum materials.

Plastic crates for fresh produce

This 3-page fact sheet describes how various types and sizes of crates can be used to effectively transport fresh produce, including cost benefit analysis. This document was created as part of the Horticulture Innovation Lab project focused on reducing postharvest loss in Rwanda.
Country: Rwanda

Postharvest posters in Kinyarwanda and English

This collection of 12 agricultural extension posters — in a combination of English and Kinyarwanda — provide overviews of good postharvest handling practices for fruits and vegetables, including pre-harvest considerations, harvesting practices, postharvest sorting and transportation, crates as pa
Country: Rwanda