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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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FONTAGRO Has Launched Its New Website

(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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FONTAGRO held a meeting in Lima to discuss the progress of agricultural innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

(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 […]

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