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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
(Washington, D.C., September 15, 2016) The Technical and Administrative Secretariat of FONTAGRO (the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology) is pleased to announce the launch of its recently renovated website available at www.fontagro.org FONTAGRO’s Board has recently approved its first knowledge management and communications strategy. As part of this strategy, the renewed website includes institutional information, FONTAGRO […]
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(Lima, June 23, 2016) From June 20 to 23, the 11th Workshop on Technical Monitoring of FONTAGRO Projects was held in Lima, Peru. FONTAGRO is a cooperation mechanism for the innovation of family farming in Latin America and the Caribbean. Representatives from 17 countries attended the workshop: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican […]
(Washington, D.C., June 15, 2016) The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO), in collaboration with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), announces the opening of profile registration in the Network of Experts in Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The network is open to organizations and professionals specializing in research […]
(Washington, D.C., June 8, 2016) The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved the renewal of the administration agreement signed with FONTAGRO for a three-year period, until June 30, 2019. The request was submitted before the IDB’s Budget and Financial Policies Committee, which unanimously recommended its renewal and extension. The […]
The “Impactful Innovations” publication was launched during the ceremony, and farmers shared their successes and failures in the fight against climate change. (Washington, D.C., May 18, 2016) Yesterday FONTAGRO held the awards ceremony for the 2015 Contest for Successful Cases of “Innovation in Family Farming Adaptation to Climate Change.” Authorities from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), […]
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