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.


11th International Symposium on Plum and Prune Genetics, Breeding and Pomology

From July 17th to 21st, 2016 the 11th International Symposium on Plum and Rune Genetics, Breeding and Pomology will take place in Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany. In the focus of the conference ....

Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF)

Funding Opportunity
The Food & Business Applied Research Fund offers grants for research in innovations for food security and private sector development. The following 15 countries are eligible to apply for funding: Afghanistan ...

CoolBots open new possibilities in Cambodia

During the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s 2016 annual meeting, Prof. Elizabeth Mitcham, Director of the Horticulture Innovation Lab and partner of GlobalHort, was interviewed about a new cooling technology for horticulture produce in Cambodia...

University of Bonn searches a Professor in Horticulture Sciences

The Agriculture Faculty of the University of Bonn is looking for a candidate to fill a full professorship position in Horticulture Sciences, starting October 1st, 2017. Besides teaching responsibilities ... 

A summary of the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s annual meeting 2016

From March 14. to 18. the Horticulture Innovation Lab hosted its 2016 annual meeting in Cambodia. About 100 scientists and representatives of organizations working with horticulture participated in the event, ... 
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