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Newsletter

Eugenia Saini was elected Executive Secretary of FONTAGRO

(La Serena, Chile, October 26, 2017) Today FONTAGRO elected Dr. Eugenia Saini, as its new Executive Secretary. The election was held in La Serena, Chile, during the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of FONTAGRO, a regional cooperation mechanism, in which representatives of more than 15 countries meet to discuss issues and investments regarding […]

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External Publications

#FONTAGROProject COMPILATION OF GOOD PRACTICES: in effective knowledge-sharing and practical learning on climate adaptation technologies through South–South and triangular cooperation

FONTAGRO’s project “Cultivar mas con menos” was included in this publication. Please visit page 14 on “Triangular cooperation through financial support provided by developed countries/multilateral organizations”. Case: Colombia and the Dominican Republic cooperate on introducing the System of Rice Intensification to enhance resilience to climate change in agriculture.  

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Honduras and Chile to lead FONTAGRO’s board for a Second Term

During the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors in Chile, the positions of president and vice president were renewed. Photo: Mr. Armando Bustillo and Dr. Julio Kalazich  (La Serena, Chile, October 28, 2017) During the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors, held in La Serena, Chile, representatives of 14 member countries […]

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Projects cofinanced by FONTAGRO contribute to National Inventories on Greenhouse Gases

Nineteen countries participated in the 3rd Conference of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, where 77 papers were presented, including 5 papers on FONTAGRO projects. Photo: Dr. Marta Alfaro, INIA Chile; Dr. Verónica Ciganda, INIA Uruguay, Dr. Jessica Hassan, IDIAP Panama and Dr. Hugo Li Pun, Executive Secretary of FONTAGRO. (Uruguay, October 6, 2017) Lead researchers of FONTAGRO […]

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FONTAGRO Announces Short-Listed Proposals in its 2017 Call for Proposals

The call for proposals will fund up to $1.2 million in projects to support innovations that meet growing food demand without affecting natural resources. Photo: FONTAGRO’s 2016 Photo Competition. Potato crops. Author: Christian Inga  (Washington, D.C., July 28, 2017) FONTAGRO’s Technical Administrative Secretariat (TAS) is pleased to announce the project proposals that have been selected […]

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FONTAGRO in the News

7th Annual Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) Council Meeting

Japan is delighted to host the seventh annual Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) Council Meeting that will take place 29 August – 1 September 2017 in Tsukuba, Japan. Following the Council Meeting, an International Science Symposium on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions, jointly organized by the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) […]

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