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.

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UNEP report suggests increasing toxicity in crops due to climate change

Knowledge Base
A report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) throws light on how extreme weather can affect levels of potentially harmful chemical substances in crops. Among the toxins mentioned is nitrate, which under continuous drought conditions, seems to be  ...
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Africa Agribusiness Incubation Network Conference & Expo

Event
Under the motto ‘Turning Science into Business: Inclusive agribusiness incubation for vibrant economies in Africa’, the 2016 AAIN Conference & Expo will take place in Accra, Ghana from October 4th to 6th ...
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Soil bacteria to combat the spread of ‘Tomato Ebola’ in Africa

Innovation
After Kaduna state in Nigeria has, in face of a pest in tomatoes, declared the state of emergency last month, a UK-based manufacturer seems to have found the cure. The so called ‘Tomato Ebola’ has ...
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FAO searches a Deputy Representative

Job
The FAO is accepting applications for the position of Deputy FAO Representative for its country office in Sudan. Responsibilities include: planning, organization, coordination, reporting and others. This ...
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