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Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries and FONTAGRO.

On August 31st, the past, present and future was celebrated through the signing of a collaboration agreement for resilient agriculture between the New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries and FONTAGRO. On August 31st, the Memorandum of Understanding between New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries and FONTAGRO was signed in a virtual manner. A partnership that […]

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Dialogue on innovation in sustainable agri-food intensification in Latin America and the Caribbean

To consolidate the collaboration between FONTAGRO and CoSAI (Comisión en Intensificación Agrícola Sostenible [Commission on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification]), on August 26th both institutions organized a webinar to present and discuss successful experiences in innovation and research in agriculture and food systems. To open the event, Julio Berdegué (FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean) highlighted innovation […]

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Climate Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean LAC

  In this event, the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) will present the main results and lessons learned related to the forest monitoring activities executed under the Project “Climate Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean LAC”. The Project was implemented by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) and funded by […]

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Improving the yield of potatoes and other Andean tubers in Colombia and Bolivia – Root to Food

(Washington DC, August 3rd, 2020). FONTAGRO announces the start of execution of this project, winner of the 2019 call,  “Productivity increase in family farming with sustainability, inclusion, and profitability”. The initiative will be financed for a total of US $ 723.043, with contributions from FONTAGRO and other organizations from Colombia and Bolivia. Family farming is […]

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First workshop on HLB (Huanglongbing) and citrus blackfly at Laguna Naick-Neck

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, […]

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