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Monthtly Newsletter – January 2024

    Spanish  Carbon sequestration opportunities in soils in Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable intensification of livestock systems with legume Innovation for Pasture Management and Improvement of Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability in Livestock Production Satellite monitoring of quantity and quality of available biomass in pastoral livestock systems Establishment of a team to work on the […]

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SPECIAL NEWSLETTER | ANNUAL REPORT 2023

    FONTAGRO presents its 2023 Annual Report with the most prominent results, solidifying itself as a key player in Latin America and the Caribbean.    See more FONTAGRO increased investment in science, technology and innovation for Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain.  Since our inception, we have co-financed 195 regional projects, totaling $139.7 million, […]

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SPECIAL NEWSLETTER | Happy Holidays

    Merry Christmas… May this festive season be filled with special moments and renewed hope for the coming year. In these holidays, let us continue fostering together the co-financing of scientific research, technology development, and innovations to make the agri-food systems in the region more sustainable, resilient, inclusive, and equitable.   Let’s toast to […]

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SPECIAL NEWSLETTER | Satellite methane monitoring in rice growing regions of Latin America

An innovative project aiming to strengthen regional monitoring, reporting, and verification capabilities for methane emissions in rice ecosystems, using a satellite tool that provides frequent, reliable, and free estimates. The project is funded by:  USD 882,374 Total financing amount Project duration:  48 months 7 Participating countries Uruguay, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, the United States […]

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Monthly Newsletter – November 2023

      SEE NEWSLETTER IN SPANISH       Discover the science, technology, and innovation ecosystems co-financed by FONTAGRO. Irrigation of the future: open sources of information to enhance efficiency and water management. The 2030 Water Management Platform in Agriculture addresses water scarcity in Latin America and the Caribbean by developing technologies such as […]

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Monthly Newsletter – October 2023

      SEE NEWSLETTER IN SPANISH       Discover the science, technology, and innovation ecosystems co-financed by FONTAGRO Prevention and management of Fusarium in Musaceae in LAC. This project focuses on strengthening capacities to prevent and manage Fusarium in bananas, through the standardization of diagnostic methods, biosafety practices, biological control and material resistance […]

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Monthly Newsletter – September 2023

      SEE NEWSLETTER IN SPANISH       Learn more about the science, technology and innovation ecosystems co-financed by FONTAGRO Nanofertilizers in soil and nitrous oxide emissions. Nanoparticle use can reduce the required dosage of fertilizer by 20% without affecting crop yield.  Multipurpose Silvopastoral Systems, a sustainable strategy for the reconversion of family […]

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Monthly Newsletter – August 2023

    Learn more about the science, technology and innovation ecosystems co-financed by FONTAGRO Sustainable intensification of livestock systems with legumes. A collaborative platform has been created between eight Latin American countries looking to improve their livestock production, biological nitrogen fixation and soil-based carbon sequestration through the introduction of pastoral legumes. At present, more than […]

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Monthly Newsletter – July 2023

    Learn more about the science, technology and innovation ecosystems co-financed by FONTAGRO.  Agtech “Innovation for pasture management” A platform for Uruguay, Argentina and Costa Rica that seeks to increase forage production by at least 30% through software that simplifies and optimizes pasture management decisions, with the results: 14,200 hectares being monitored, over 230 […]

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Monthly Newsletter – June 2023

    Get to know FONTAGRO’s science, technology and innovation ecosystems that were introduced during the Annual Technical Follow-up Workshop as well as those individuals that competed for the 2023 Prize for Excellence.   Agtech “AhoRa: Application for family farmers of Musa “Prize for Excellence 2023”.  A free application that provides information about Musa banana […]

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