(Washington, D.C., September 15, 2016) The Technical and Administrative Secretariat of FONTAGRO (the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology) is pleased to announce the launch of its recently renovated website available at www.fontagro.org FONTAGRO’s Board has recently approved its first knowledge management and communications strategy. As part of this strategy, the renewed website includes institutional information, FONTAGRO […]
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PROJECT: EVALUATION OF WATER PRODUCTIVITY CHANGES IN THE SOUTHERN CONE FONTAGRO thanks the following organizations for their collaboration: CHILE’S AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE URUGUAY’S NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE ARGENTINA’S NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE BOLIVIA’S UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR DE SAN ANDRÉS THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH IN THE DRY AREAS IN SYRIA. SPONSORED BY: COOPERATIVE PROGRAM FOR […]
PROJECT: RICE PESTS: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR CENTRAL AMERICAN RICE PRODUCERS FONTAGRO thanks the following organizations for their collaboration: PANAMA’S AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE NICARAGUA’S AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE COSTA RICA’S NEW MILLENNIUM SEEDS CORPORATION COSTA RICA’S NATIONAL RICE ASSOCIATION THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE, IN COLOMBIA
PROJECT: TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS AND DIFFERENTIAL MARKETS FOR NATIVE POTATO PRODUCERS FONTAGRO THANKS THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR COLLABORATION: ECUADOR’S NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER RURAL AGRIBUSINESS PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN COOPERATIVE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM FOR THE ANDEAN REGION FOUNDATION FOR THE PROMOTION AND RESEARCH OF ANDEAN PRODUCTS […]
This document presents a carefully designed rural livelihoods program rooted in field-based evidence, experience and analysis to generate lasting positive development across select countries in Latin America. With ambitious goals and clear outcomes, the Livestock and Sustainable Agriculture on Latin American Hillsides program, or GANASOL, will, over its ten-year trajectory, offer important support for smallscale farmers, particularly […]
This brief presents a livelihoods program targeting vulnerable and excluded families living in the rural highlands of Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.Through extensive field experience, Heifer International has designed The Andean Plateau, Paramo, Camelids and Yarn (PACHA) program to “increase the sustainability of camelid production and improved production and interaction with markets and food security.”1 Working with […]
Along certain pacific coastal shores in Latin America, dramatic changes are underway. Mangroves, with their twisting roots and tangled foliage are increasingly under threat from deforestation and climate change. The degradation of marine-coastal systems depletes the rich productivity of these ecosystems, resulting in significant drops in fish and shellfish supply, decreasing agricultural harvests and a […]
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