(Washington DC., May 29th, 2020) FONTAGRO announces the start of execution of this project, winner of the 2019 call “From Science to Impact: innovations for climate-smart agriculture through AgTech solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean”. The initiative will be financed for a total of US $ 459,004, with contributions from FONTAGRO and organizations from […]
Learn about 2018-2019 FONTAGRO’s activities in this summary.
The novel coronavirus is taking a huge toll across the world, and governments in Latin America and the Caribbean are right to take aggressive measures to save lives. Within a matter of weeks, the macroeconomic outlook for the region has changed dramatically. Financing costs have risen, commodities fallen, and large losses of GDP now seem […]
On 28th January 2020, was held in the selected lot chosen in Laguna Naick-Neck, Formosa, Argentina, the first “HLB disease and citrus blackfly” workshop . It is the first workshop under the HLB vector control project in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia. Headed by Lic. Pilar Ortega, from the IPAF Region NEA – INTA Argentina, […]
The assessment of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) evaluates how patterns of risks and potential benefits are shifting due to climate change since 2007 when the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) was released. Link to download
Oblin Tuse, 56, prepares the soil for planting in Belladere, Haiti in May 2010. The region has problems with very severe erosion and with landslides. Photo: Ami Vitale/Oxfam America Haiti is the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean and one of the poorest countries in the world. Its economy, and its agricultural sector […]
Article published on Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems This article presents a methodological framework to co-design climate-smart farming systems with local stakeholders (farmers, scientists, NGOs) so that large-scale change can be achieved. This framework is based on the lessons learned during a research project conducted in Honduras and Colombia from 2015 to 2017. Seven phases […]
Published on CIAT ANNUAL REPORT 2018 (ASL). The Agroecosystems and Sustainable Landscapes (ASL) Research Area provides the science needed to sustainably intensify agriculture while simultaneously restoring degraded lands. ASL works toward this goal through three linked research themes: soils and water management, landscape restoration, and the study of ecosystem services and environmental impacts. This research […]