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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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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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Governance was the core theme of the Ibero-American INIA System Meeting in Ecuador

Photo: FONTAGRO  (Buenos Aires, October 2, 2018). The 17th Ibero-American INIA System Meeting took place on October 1-3 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where earlier the XXII Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of FONTAGRO had been held. During the meeting, representatives of more than 20 countries came together to discuss matters related to governance and the […]

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