We have two special opportunities to bring to your attention in this newsletter: First, we are seeking grant proposals from organizations in developing countries for a new, expanded round of Trellis Fund projects. Second, we are sponsoring the first All-Africa Postharvest Congress at the end of March in Nairobi, and you may be interested in participating in a number of ways. Keep reading for more details and updates from our team. Continue reading Newsletter: Trellis RFP, Africa Postharvest Congress
Welcome to 2017! We hope that you are beginning your work this new year with bright eyes and renewed verve. Thank you for sharing our commitment to helping smallholder farmers better grow fruits and vegetables, as part of our Horticulture Innovation Lab network.
As we look to what’s next for horticulture internationally, we want to build on our innovations and achievements so far. This newsletter highlights some of our accomplishments from last year, while offering important opportunities for you and your colleagues Continue reading Newsletter: 2017 opportunities, next steps
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Hello there! With the school year starting and fiscal year closing, we have entered a busy time of year for our program with many new opportunities, partners to meet, reports to write, and events to attend. Without further ado, here is the latest news from the Horticulture Innovation Lab. Please consider sharing highlights with your colleagues.
TRELLIS PROJECTS AWARDED; STUDENT RECRUITMENT BEGINS The Horticulture Innovation Lab has selected nine new Trellis Fund projects led by organizations in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Cambodia and Nepal. Continue reading Newsletter: Trellis awards, student opportunities, more
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We are once again announcing a new grant opportunity this month. For those of you counting, that means the Horticulture Innovation Lab has three open calls for research proposals right now. We look forward to reviewing your applications and hope you’ll take a minute to share these opportunities with colleagues who might be interested. This week we will also be attending the American Society for Horticultural Science conference, a chance to connect with some of our colleagues and partners, old and new. We are always interested in meeting more brilliant researchers and further strengthening our network.
CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES ON INTEGRATED ANIMAL-HORTICULTURE SYSTEMS The Horticulture Innovation Lab is offering a grant up to $750,000 over three years to support a research project in integrated animal-horticulture systems. Sept. 19 is the deadline for brief concept notes, submitted by U.S. university researchers. Continue reading Newsletter: New grant RFP, horticulture on world stage
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We have funding for two new research projects related to postharvest practices, in close partnership with USAID missions. We hope you will consider applying to these opportunities or sharing this newsletter with colleagues who might also be interested. Below you will also find new multimedia posts, updates from our university partners, a “thank you” message from Uganda, and many professional opportunities related to horticulture.
FUNDING: MARKET-DRIVEN RESEARCH ON APRICOTS AND ON TOMATOES How to improve market opportunities for farmers growing tomatoes in West Africa and apricots in Central Asia are the main objectives of two new research grant opportunities Continue reading Newsletter: Funding for tomatoes, apricots, postharvest, and more