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.
FAO e-discussion on intensification of horticulture cropping systems
The FAO’s Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization systems team (AGPML) is inviting to an online discussion forum on sustainable crop production intensification of horticulture crop based systems. The discussion will revolve around examples of participants for ...
IWMI searches Knowledge Management, Communications and Engagement Coordinator
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which is part of the CGIAR research network is looking for a knowledge management, communications and engagement coordinator to support the efforts of their research program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) ...
Award for urban farming innovators
HydroGarden, a company focusing on innovations for urban agriculture has received an Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) Future Manufacturing Award. Especially the vertical farming system ...
Horticulture production higher than grain yields in India
Although vegetable production is projected to have slightly declined in the period 2016 to 2017 the overall horticulture production of India is expected to again to be higher than the yield of grains ...
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 ...