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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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New Projects To Receive Co-financing from FONTAGRO

In addition, during the meeting, the plan of activities for the coming period was approved. Photo: FONTAGRO meeting participants  (Guayaquil, Ecuador, October 18, 2018). The XXII Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors was held on October 4-5 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Ecuador’s Institute for Agricultural Research (INIAP) hosted the meeting. In attendance were INIAP’s Executive […]

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Cacao Sector Organizations Meet in Ecuador to Design a Multi-Agency Platform for Latin America and The Caribbean

During the meeting, a draft project was prepared and matters of importance to the sector, such as output, productivity, quality, industry and markets, regulations, and the dissemination of knowledge were identified. Photo: FONTAGRO (Ecuador, August 29, 2018). A workshop to design a Multi-agency Cacao Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean, “Cacao 2030-2050” was held […]

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