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Call for Proposals 2006 · FTG/RF-0617-RG

Identification and Use of Durable Resistance to Barley Diseases in Latin America

Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is a crop of great economic importance in Latin America, especially as a food source in the Andean region (smallholder agriculture) and as a value chain for malted barley in the Atlantic plains (agriculture more business). Diseases are the main limiting factor in cultivation, significantly affecting yields. The traditional form of control has been through the use of che...

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Extraordinary Call 2006 · CGIAR#0608/06

Environmental Impact of Imidazolinone-Resistant Rice Adoption in Contrasting Production Systems of Latin America

40% of the poorest population in Latin America (LA) has rice as the staple food in their daily intake; therefore, the safe and affordable supply to the population is of crucial importance for the governments of the region. In general terms, the estimate of production losses due to weeds is 7,000 billion dollars compared to 30,000 billion real production in LA in eight crops evaluated in 1988-90. I...

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Extraordinary Call 2006 · CGIAR#0604/06

Development and Application of Ecological Practices in Pest Management to Increase the Sustainable Production of Potatoes for Low-Income Farmers in the Andean Regions of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru

The potato is the main food of the Andean settlers. The Andean weevil (Premnotrypes spp.) and potato moths (Phthorimaea operculella, Symmetrischema tangolias, Tecia solanivora) are the key pests that limit production and harvest quality in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. Without control, the losses of these pests can reach more than 50% during the field phase, and up to 80% during the storage phase. Po...

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Call for Proposals 2006 · FTG/RF-0616-RG

Producers of Competitive Lulo and Blackberry through Participatory Selection of Elite Clones, Integrated Crop Management and Strengthening of Value Chains

The naranjilla or lulo (Solanum quitoense Lam.) is a plant native from the humid forests of the Andes of South America, specifically Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Lulo is a crop for popular consumption and of great economic importance, becoming the second most cultivated species after bananas in Ecuador, despite the fact that it has not reached its potential technological development. The mora - bla...

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Extraordinary Call 2006 · CGIAR#0605/06

Strengthening Banana Value Chains: Technological Innovations to Reduce Agrochemicals

Plantain is a staple food in the diet of thousands of people in Latin American and Caribbean countries. In addition, it generates permanent income for small and medium farmers, contributing to the social development of the regions where it is cultivated. However, plantain production requires technological improvement that strengthens the competitiveness of the value chain, mainly in terms of phyto...

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2021 Call - Call for Proposals

Innovation for sustainable and resilient agri-food and territorial development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Status: Proposal
Call 2020 - Call for Proposals

Innovations for the sustainable increase of agricultural productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of climate change

Status: Closed
Call 2019 AgTech - Call for Proposals

From Science to Impact: Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture Using Agtechs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Status: Closed
Call 2019 Productivity - Call for Proposals

Increase in Productivity in Family Agriculture with Sustainability, Inclusion and Profitability

Status: Closed
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