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FONTAGRO in the News

Call for Proposals for the Technological Innovation Program for Agriculture and Agroforestry (PITAG) with the support of IDB

The Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR) of Haiti is implementing, with the financial support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) a Technological Innovation Program for Agriculture and Agroforestry (PITAG).   This program comprises six applied research sub-programs corresponding to the main cropping […]

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Happy Holidays!

  Message from the Executive SeCRETARY Dear Friends, This has been another productive year for FONTAGRO. It is also a very special moment as I am completing my second and last period as Executive Secretary. The past seven years have been very rewarding, both professionally and personally.  Thanks to the efforts of a wonderful team, […]

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Projects aimed at adapting Potato, Rice Farming and Family Livestock Production to Climate Change won the 2017 Call for Proposals

Photo: Potato farming (Washington, D.C., October 30, 2017) Today FONTAGRO announced the winning projects of its 2017 Call for Proposals on “Innovations for the sustainable intensification of family agriculture in response to climate change.” During the 2017 Call for Proposals, FONTAGRO received 210 project profiles, 16 of which were invited to submit full proposals. An […]

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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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