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IICA convenes dialogue with producers on the future of agri-food trade in the Northern region

Washington D.C., 2 October 2017 (IICA). On September 22, 2017, IICA´s Delegations of Canada, Mexico and United States, in collaboration with IICA´s Flagship project on “Competitiveness and sustainability of agricultural chains”, hosted a dialogue on the future of agri-food trade in the Northern region. IICA’s Deputy Director General, Lloyd Day shared opening remarks. Photo Credit: […]

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FONTAGRO MEETS WITH HONDURAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO PROGRAM ACTIVITIES IN HONDURAS

During the mission, DICTA and IHCAFE signed an agreement aimed at carrying out a regional project to combat coffee berry borer insects. Photo: Engineer Armando Bustillo, President of FONTAGRO; Hugo Li Pun, PhD, FONTAGRO’s Executive Secretary; and Engineer Jacobo Paz Boden, Honduras’ Minister of Agriculture (Tegucigalpa, February 12, 2017) Officials from FONTAGRO, a cooperation mechanism among […]

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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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