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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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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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Call for Proposals for the Technological Innovation Program for Agriculture and Agroforestry (PITAG) with the support of IDB

The Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR) of Haiti is implementing, with the financial support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) a Technological Innovation Program for Agriculture and Agroforestry (PITAG).   This program comprises six applied research sub-programs corresponding to the main cropping […]

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7th Annual Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) Council Meeting

Japan is delighted to host the seventh annual Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) Council Meeting that will take place 29 August – 1 September 2017 in Tsukuba, Japan. Following the Council Meeting, an International Science Symposium on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions, jointly organized by the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) […]

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#FONTAGROProject: Implementation of the Intensive Rice System Project

The rice production has a strategic importance for the food security of the Dominican people. This is why the country, as a way of seeking alternatives and management and production mechanisms to achieve higher levels of production with the use of less input, has been, since 2015, supporting the development of the project “Growing more […]

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