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FONTAGRO part of the Carbon Farming Alliance for Research and Management launch

November, 2022 -. Dr. Eugenia Saini, Executive Secretary of FONTAGRO, took part in the lunch of C-FARM, the Carbon Farming Alliance for Research and Management, a multi-actor supported initiative seeking to study carbon sequestration in agriculture practice, in order to generate climate positive contributions and enhancing potential for soil quality improvement. The project, led by […]

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FONTAGRO participates in science and innovation forum organized by FAO

October 18, 2022-. Under the title: “How can science and innovation contribute to sustainable livestock farming in Latin America and the Caribbean?”, the side event organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), took place in framework of the World Food Forum, being held this week in Rome, Italy, having Dr. […]

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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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