Newsletter: New grant RFP, horticulture on world stage

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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

Newsletter: Funding for tomatoes, apricots, postharvest, and more

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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

Newsletter: Changes, Cambodia highlights, and more news

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In this newsletter, we are reporting back to you after a successful annual meeting with an array of articles and perspectives about these events. If you weren’t able to join us, we hope these highlights pique your interest. If you participated in these events, please add your comments or share with colleagues. We also have an important staffing change to tell you about, in addition to many horticultural news items and opportunities.

LOOKING BACK AT THE ANNUAL MEETING Horticulture Innovation Lab partners gathered in Cambodia to share achievements, exchange ideas, and scheme about their next steps in advancing horticultural science and helping Continue reading Newsletter: Changes, Cambodia highlights, and more news

Newsletter: New RFP for pest management

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We have funding for a new research project related to nematodes in Latin America, so please help us by sharing this newsletter with your pest management colleagues who might be interested. Below you will also find news about the CoolBot, Kate Scow, Bangladesh Agricultural University, and opportunities for new jobs, grants, awards, and fellowships.

RFP: FUNDING FOR NEMATODE CONTROL IN CENTRAL AMERICA The Horticulture Innovation Lab is seeking pre-proposals for research on nematode control in fruits and vegetables in Guatemala, Honduras, and/or Haiti. Projects will be funded up to Continue reading Newsletter: New RFP for pest management

Newsletter: New report from Guinea, opportunities, updates

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We are wrapping up 2015 with some updates, opportunities, and a new report about horticulture in West Africa. Thank you for partnering with the Horticulture Innovation Lab this year and for reading our newsletter. As usual, please share this email with your colleagues.

NEW REPORT ON HORTICULTURE IN GUINEA, AFTER EBOLA The Horticulture Innovation Lab recently evaluated fruit and vegetable production in Guinea, as part of USAID’s ongoing food security response in the wake of the West African outbreak of Ebola. Continue reading Newsletter: New report from Guinea, opportunities, updates