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FONTAGRO promotes a project on Nanotechnology in agricultural soil moisture management.

FONTAGRO promotes a project on Nanotechnology in agricultural soil moisture management. Research institutes from Bolivia and Ecuador are joining forces to carry out an initiative that will be financed with USD 606,221. Soil is the basis of terrestrial ecosystems and agriculture, participating in nutrient cycling, water storage and infiltration, plant support and microbial activity. The […]

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FONTAGRO and EMBRAPA sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and foster cooperation in the agricultural sector

      FONTAGRO and EMBRAPA sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and foster cooperation in the agricultural sector The agreement, which materializes after 24 years of joint work, will consolidate a basis on which both institutions can explore opportunities for cooperation and collaboration. Washington, United States, August 2022 – With the aim of […]

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Satellite monitoring of quantity and quality of available biomass in pastoral livestock systems in LAC

Satellite monitoring of quantity and quality of available biomass in pastoral livestock systems in LAC With an investment of USD 1,347,547, MPI New Zealand, the Global Research Alliance (GRA) and FONTAGRO will finance a project called “Satellite monitoring of quantity and quality of biomass available in pastoral livestock systems in Latin America and the Caribbean […]

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FONTAGRO part of extensive research on soil carbon farming as a climate solution

      FONTAGRO part of extensive research on soil carbon farming as a climate solution A global collaboration effort is taking place to develop and implement climate-smart farming solutions, with a $15 million study on the potential of soil management practices to mitigate climate change. Aug 26th, WASHINGTON- Loyal with its compromise to support […]

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SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION AND FERTILIZATION IN QUINOA

  FONTAGRO promotes project on sustainable management of irrigation and fertilization in quinoa Universities and research institutes from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador and Peru are joining forces to carry out the FONTAGRO project “Sustainable management of irrigation and fertilization in quinoa”, with an investment of USD 658,849. Proper water and fertilization management is central to optimizing […]

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FONTAGRO announces the Preselected Profiles from the 2018 Call for Proposals

The process will fund up to US$1.2 million in projects designed to scale up innovations to help family farming have a greater impact at the local, national, and regional level in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: ICTs with corresponding licenses.  (Washington, D.C., May 31, 2018) The Technical and Administrative Secretariat (TAS) of FONTAGRO is […]

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