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FONTAGRO Collaborates with FORAGRO’s Restructuring

Participants of FORAGRO’s Meeting Washington, D.C., November 21, 2016.– On November 16 and 17, 2016, a meeting of the Board of Executive Directors of the Forum for the Americas on Agricultural Research and Technology Development (FORAGRO) took place in Costa Rica. The purpose of the meeting, which was hosted by the Tropical Agricultural Research and […]

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FONTAGRO Members Worked to Identify Outcomes Indicators and Potential Impact of Agricultural Research and Innovation Projects

This activity took place within the framework of FONTAGRO’s Seed Project: “Basis for the development of an evaluation and monitoring platform for regional projects” FONTAGRO Members in San José de Costa Rica. Costa Rica, November 10, 2016.- On November 9 and 10, 2016 a workshop on “Outcomes Indicators and Potential Impact of Agricultural Research and […]

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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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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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