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.


AVRDC searches a consultant

The World Vegetable Center is urgently looking for a consultant with a background in biotechnology/ molecular breeding. The consultant will be assisting two research projects: 1. Improving quality traits in ...

Tanzania launched plan to fight Mycotoxins

Yesterday the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA), supported by the Tanzanian government, introduced the National Action Plan for Mitigation of Mycotoxins. The plan is to be implemented in the next ...

Hydroponics magazine features urban agriculture

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In a new issue of the magazine Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouses a series of reports on urban agriculture are compiled together to ...

VII South-Eastern Europe Symposium on Vegetables and Potatoes

From June 20th to 23rd 2017 the VII South-Eastern Europe Symposium on Vegetables and Potatoes will take place in Maribor, Slovenia ...

Promising results in search for resistant cassava varieties

A project by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) that aims to find resistant varieties to the two major cassava diseases Cassava Brown Streak Disease and Cassava Mosaic Disease showed ...
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