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New Projects To Receive Co-financing from FONTAGRO

In addition, during the meeting, the plan of activities for the coming period was approved. Photo: FONTAGRO meeting participants  (Guayaquil, Ecuador, October 18, 2018). The XXII Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors was held on October 4-5 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Ecuador’s Institute for Agricultural Research (INIAP) hosted the meeting. In attendance were INIAP’s Executive […]

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Cacao Sector Organizations Meet in Ecuador to Design a Multi-Agency Platform for Latin America and The Caribbean

During the meeting, a draft project was prepared and matters of importance to the sector, such as output, productivity, quality, industry and markets, regulations, and the dissemination of knowledge were identified. Photo: FONTAGRO (Ecuador, August 29, 2018). A workshop to design a Multi-agency Cacao Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean, “Cacao 2030-2050” was held […]

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Governance was the core theme of the Ibero-American INIA System Meeting in Ecuador

Photo: FONTAGRO  (Buenos Aires, October 2, 2018). The 17th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting took place on October 1-3 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where earlier the XXII Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of FONTAGRO had been held. During the meeting, representatives of more than 20 countries came together to discuss matters related to governance and the […]

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FONTAGRO elects Chile and Panama to chair its Board of Directors

The election was held during the XXII Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in Guayaquil Photo, from left to right: Dr. Pedro Bustos Valdivia, Chair, Dr. Eugenia Saini, Secretary, and Dr. Axel Villalobos, Vice Chair of FONTAGRO   (Guayaquil, Ecuador, October 5, 2018). Today, during the XXII Annual Meeting in Guayaquil, Ecuador, FONTAGRO elected […]

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Interview with Juan Balbi, new FONTAGRO administrator

After taking part in a competitive process, Juan Balbi joined the FONTAGRO Secretariat as Program Administrator on July 2, 2018. Juan is from Uruguay and has been heading up management and accounting teams in public and private institutions for more than 12 years. In his early weeks at FONTAGRO, we interviewed Juan to get to […]

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RedLAC: Platform for Beekeeping as a Tool for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

  PROJECT INFORMATION: Lead Researcher: Dr, Enrique Besdascarrasbure, INTA Argentina Time period: 3 year Cost: Initial investment was US$ $4.191.352, from which FONTAGRO contributed with US$ 397.169 and a counterpart amount U$S 3.794.183.- Know more about the project in the following link [Spanish] here Project website: https://www.redlac-af.org/   THE REDLAC PLATFORM COMPRISES ABOUT 6,000 BEEKEEPERS WHO PARTICIPATE ACTIVELY. 440 […]

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