Welcome to the Global Horticulture Initiative

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About: GlobalHort—The Global Horticulture Initiative is an international consortium promoting innovation in horticulture for development with a multi-sectorial and multiple-actor approach.

It is a worldwide enterprise intended to foster more efficient and effective partnerships and collective action among stakeholders in horticulture. To be efficient, it is organized into a consortium, a group of a limited number of national and international organizations formally organized to collaborate in research, training and technology-generating activities designed to meet mutually-agreed-upon objectives.


Case studies of Urban Horticulture in Italy

Knowledge Base
A group or researchers in Italy have published a study on the potential of urban horticulture to increase the societal benefits of vacant sites in the city of Bologna. The study looked at four types of vacant sites ...

GFIA 2017

The Global forum for innovations in agriculture is going to take place in Abu Dhabi from March 20th to 21st, 2017. The forum consists ...

IFAD Rural Development Report 2016

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In its Rural Development Report 2016 the International Fund for Agricultural Development is providing a summary of the state of rural development worldwide. The report addresses ten specific...

Manager position for Strategic Partnership Team

Bioversity International is looking for a Manager to support its Strategic Partnership Team in its headquarters in Maccarese near Rome, Italy. The position offered is the highest position level ...

Mauritania receives IFAD grant for Inclusive Value Chain Development Project

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will be contributing 21 million USD to a project in Mauritania that aims to improve incomes, nutrition and food security. The project is ...
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