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Winning Innovations to Facilitate Family Farmers’ Access to Markets

Projects to improve productivity and access to markets for small producers are submitted. (Washington, D.C., Monday, October 17, 2016) Today FONTAGRO announced the winning projects of its 2016 Call for Proposals on “Innovations to improve family agriculture through value chains that facilitate market access.” Within the framework of the 2016 Call for Proposals, FONTAGRO received […]

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FONTAGRO Met with New Zealand Authorities

Government authorities from New Zealand visited FONTAGRO to discuss projects involving adaptation to climate change. Mr. Mark Sinclair, Climate Change Ambassador, and representatives from New Zealand’s Embassy in Washington D.C. and FONTAGRO’s representatives. (Washington, D.C., October 14, 2016) New Zealand Government authorities visited FONTAGRO’s offices, led by the Climate Change Ambassador of the Ministry of […]

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Photos from the FONTAGRO Contest Participate in Exhibitions during the Foto Week DC

Six photos from the 2016 FONTAGRO Photography Contest were selected to participate in the exhibit: “Challenging Adversity. Ibero America Copes with Climate Change” Photo of the exhibition opening in Washington DC. Washington D. C., November 4, 2016.- Photos participating in the 2016 FONTAGRO Photography Contest (Concurso de Fotografía 2016 de FONTAGRO) were selected by  AACIA/Ibero-American Cultural […]

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FONTAGRO Joins the Global Research Alliance (GRA) on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

FONTAGRO’s incorporation into the Alliance was approved during the GRA’s Council meeting in Mexico. (Washington, D.C., October 12, 2016) During the Global Research Alliance (GRA) on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Council meeting, FONTAGRO’s membership was approved as of 2016. The Global Research Alliance brings together countries that are interested in growing more food without increasing greenhouse […]

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FONTAGRO Elects New Authorities

During the Twentieth Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors in Buenos Aires, the positions of president and vice president were renewed. (Buenos Aires, October 4, 2016) During the Twentieth Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors, held from September 29 to October 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, representatives of more than 15 FONTAGRO member […]

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Scaling Up the “Water Harvesting” Project in Nicaragua

A mission carried out by FONTAGRO and FLAR/CIAT assessed the possibility of scaling up this project, which won FONTAGRO’s 2015 Contest for Successful Cases. (Washington, D.C., September 26, 2016) From September 20 to 24 FONTAGRO carried out a mission to Nicaragua to assess the possibility of scaling up the “Water Harvesting” project implemented by the […]

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Registration Opens for FONTAGRO’s Online Course for Preparing Competitive Proposals for Agricultural Innovation Projects

(Washington, D.C., October 4, 2016) Today registration opened for FONTAGRO’s first Online Course: Preparing Competitive Proposals for Agricultural Innovation and Research Projects – FONTAGRO Case. This online learning experience will enable participants to design competitive proposals for innovation and research projects that will be conceptualized and structured to be useful in calls for proposals carried […]

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Animal Health and International Trade between Latin America and Europe, the priority topics for the 15th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting held in Argentina

Opening session. Buenos Aires, October 4, 2016 – The 15th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting, which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 3 and 4, following the XX Annual Meeting of the Board of FONTAGRO, brought together representatives from more than 15 countries, who discussed topics such as animal health and the international trade […]

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