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Invitation for Expression of Interest – “Platform for Water Management in Agriculture 2030-2050”

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST to participate in a multi-agency network for the establishment of a “Platform for Water Management in Agriculture 2030-2050” Photo: FONTAGRO’s Archives The need to produce more food in a changing environment, with increasing population, increased competition for the use of water resources between economic sectors, and the effects of climate change (aridization […]

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FONTAGRO announces the Preselected Profiles from the 2018 Call for Proposals

The process will fund up to US$1.2 million in projects designed to scale up innovations to help family farming have a greater impact at the local, national, and regional level in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: ICTs with corresponding licenses.  (Washington, D.C., May 31, 2018) The Technical and Administrative Secretariat (TAS) of FONTAGRO is […]

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FONTAGRO celebrates 20 years of Innovation in Family Farming

Founded in 1998 as an alliance of 15 countries, Fontagro contributes to innovation in family farming by promoting competitiveness and food security. Its projects generate innovations that are regional public goods for usufruct of the countries.  (Washington, D. C., May 8th, 2018) The twentieth anniversary celebration of the creation of FONTAGRO, a unique financing mechanism […]

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Happy Holidays!

  Message from the Executive SeCRETARY Dear Friends, This has been another productive year for FONTAGRO. It is also a very special moment as I am completing my second and last period as Executive Secretary. The past seven years have been very rewarding, both professionally and personally.  Thanks to the efforts of a wonderful team, […]

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Projects aimed at adapting Potato, Rice Farming and Family Livestock Production to Climate Change won the 2017 Call for Proposals

Photo: Potato farming (Washington, D.C., October 30, 2017) Today FONTAGRO announced the winning projects of its 2017 Call for Proposals on “Innovations for the sustainable intensification of family agriculture in response to climate change.” During the 2017 Call for Proposals, FONTAGRO received 210 project profiles, 16 of which were invited to submit full proposals. An […]

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Eugenia Saini was elected Executive Secretary of FONTAGRO

(La Serena, Chile, October 26, 2017) Today FONTAGRO elected Dr. Eugenia Saini, as its new Executive Secretary. The election was held in La Serena, Chile, during the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of FONTAGRO, a regional cooperation mechanism, in which representatives of more than 15 countries meet to discuss issues and investments regarding […]

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Honduras and Chile to lead FONTAGRO’s board for a Second Term

During the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors in Chile, the positions of president and vice president were renewed. Photo: Mr. Armando Bustillo and Dr. Julio Kalazich  (La Serena, Chile, October 28, 2017) During the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of FONTAGRO’s Board of Directors, held in La Serena, Chile, representatives of 14 member countries […]

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