Horticulture Innovation Lab Overview and Importance of Improving Postharvest Practices


Presentation, from July 24, 2014 event at UC Washington Center in Washington, D.C, by Elizabeth Mitcham:   an overview of the Horticulture Innovation Lab.

What is the Horticulture Innovation Lab?

One of 10 USAID-funded Innovation Labs for Collaborative Research

  • University of California, Davis (lead), North Carolina State University, University of Florida, University of Hawaii, Manoa

  • 5 year initial award + 5 year extension

  • Focused on the entire value chain:  Seed systems, Variety Evaluation,  Production, Post-harvest, and Marketing

Value Chain

Postharvest practices