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Photos

Photos from the FONTAGRO Contest Participate in Exhibitions during the Foto Week DC

Six photos from the 2016 FONTAGRO Photography Contest were selected to participate in the exhibit: “Challenging Adversity. Ibero America Copes with Climate Change” Photo of the exhibition opening in Washington DC. Washington D. C., November 4, 2016.- Photos participating in the 2016 FONTAGRO Photography Contest (Concurso de Fotografía 2016 de FONTAGRO) were selected by  AACIA/Ibero-American Cultural […]

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Press

FONTAGRO Joins the Global Research Alliance (GRA) on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

FONTAGRO’s incorporation into the Alliance was approved during the GRA’s Council meeting in Mexico. (Washington, D.C., October 12, 2016) During the Global Research Alliance (GRA) on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Council meeting, FONTAGRO’s membership was approved as of 2016. The Global Research Alliance brings together countries that are interested in growing more food without increasing greenhouse […]

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FONTAGRO Elects New Authorities

During the Twentieth Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors in Buenos Aires, the positions of president and vice president were renewed. (Buenos Aires, October 4, 2016) During the Twentieth Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors, held from September 29 to October 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, representatives of more than 15 FONTAGRO member […]

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Scaling Up the “Water Harvesting” Project in Nicaragua

A mission carried out by FONTAGRO and FLAR/CIAT assessed the possibility of scaling up this project, which won FONTAGRO’s 2015 Contest for Successful Cases. (Washington, D.C., September 26, 2016) From September 20 to 24 FONTAGRO carried out a mission to Nicaragua to assess the possibility of scaling up the “Water Harvesting” project implemented by the […]

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Registration Opens for FONTAGRO’s Online Course for Preparing Competitive Proposals for Agricultural Innovation Projects

(Washington, D.C., October 4, 2016) Today registration opened for FONTAGRO’s first Online Course: Preparing Competitive Proposals for Agricultural Innovation and Research Projects – FONTAGRO Case. This online learning experience will enable participants to design competitive proposals for innovation and research projects that will be conceptualized and structured to be useful in calls for proposals carried […]

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Animal Health and International Trade between Latin America and Europe, the priority topics for the 15th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting held in Argentina

Opening session. Buenos Aires, October 4, 2016 – The 15th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting, which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 3 and 4, following the XX Annual Meeting of the Board of FONTAGRO, brought together representatives from more than 15 countries, who discussed topics such as animal health and the international trade […]

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External Publications

BLOG: Farmer-led innovations: the Case of Agricultural Equipment in Trinidad and Tobago

The generation of innovations has traditionally been attributed to research organizations while the farmer’s own potential for the development of innovative solutions has largely been neglected. However, producers are by definition true innovators as demonstrated by the story of the Ramsaroop family in the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Chemraj Ramsaroop and his wife Sita have […]

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