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.


University of Göttingen & IFPRI offer 13 doctoral positions

The University of Göttingen in cooperation with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) are currently offering 13 doctoral research positions in Agricultural Development Economics ...

7th International Symposium on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants

The 7th International Symposium on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants is going to be held in Lavras, Brazil from April 24th to 28th, 2017. The goal of the symposium is to facilitate ...

ISHS launched Young Minds Project

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The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) is inviting students and young scientists to voice their opinion on the field of horticulture and ISHS. With their Young Minds Project ISHS aims ...

Turkey plans to invest in Rwanda’s horticulture sector

Representatives of the Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources met with Turkish investors to discuss opportunities to strengthen Turkish investment in the Rwandan flower industry ...

New role of sweet potato in Uganda

Farmers in Uganda are being trained to turn their sweet potato waste into silage for tough times. Whereas vines, peelings and low quality tubers were fed to pigs directly before, the new technology ...
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