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.


International symposium on growing media, soilless cultivation and compost utilization in horticulture

From August 20th to 25th, 2017 the International symposium on growing media, soilless cultivation and compost utilization in horticulture is going to take place at the Campus of Portland State ...

Science Communications Specialist position

The Global Crop Trust is searching for a Science Communication Specialist for their headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The position is not assigned to any specific department but will be providing support ...

Podcast about chocolate with expert knowledge

Knowledge Base
Food journalist Simran Sethi has launched the pilot of a podcast series about chocolate called The Slow Melt. She informs about the basics of cocoa production, chocolate processing, flavors and genetic diversity ...

Call for Trellis Fund grant proposals

Funding Opportunity
The Horticulture Innovation Lab invites organizations in developing countries to compete for new Trellis Fund grants up to $4,000 each for 6-month projects, to extend horticulture information to local  ...

How to make tomatoes tastier again

Knowledge Base
In an interview with Deutsche Welle Harry Klee, professor in horticulture is sharing his research insights from tomato breeding. Through breeding for bigger fruit, tomato farmers have ...
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