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Knowledge Management 2012 · FTG/RF-9003-RG

Successful Cases Contest

The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO), together with its sponsors the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), held the 2012 Successful Innovation Contest for Family Farming. The purpose was to document successful experiences and lessons learned and contribute to a better understanding of the innovation process...

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Call for Proposals 2012 · FTG/RF-9006-RG

Bioinputs Development for Sustainable Production of Vegetables with Small Farmers for Food Sovereignty in the Andes

The Andean region is characterized by a great diversity of ecosystems with different climatic and geomorphological conditions that have generated great genetic diversity. These ecosystems are being degraded by the excessive use of agrochemicals, creating alterations to the environment and human health. The scarcity of resources of the Andean producers, the high levels of poverty (90 to 95%) and th...

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Call for Proposals 2012 · FTG/RF-9005-RG5

Assessment of Changes in Water Productivity Agaist to Different Climate Scenarios in Different Regions of the Southern Cone

Global warming is generating various negative environmental, economic and social effects in the countries of the world, which will be accentuated in the coming years. Agriculture is one of the economic activities most affected by climate change and also one of the most important in Latin America. In this context, FONTAGRO financed years ago the Cooperative Project "Evaluation of changes in water p...

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Call for Proposals 2012 · FTG/RF-9007-RG

Replacing Insecticides in Potato Cultivation: Improvement in Inter-Institutional Coordination for the Dissemination and Impact Analysis of a New Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the Andes of Peru

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. To contribute to the solution of the problem, CIP and its collaborators within the framework of the project financed by FONTAGRO: CGIAR #...

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Call for Proposals 2012 · FTG/RF-9004-RG

Dissemination of Successful Technological Innovations in Banana, for Eco-Efficient Crop Management in Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela

Plantain and banana are traditionally propagated by vegetative cloning, that is, by corms or hills. This type of propagation allows staggered multiplication of crops and reuse of the seed between one harvest and another, but the use of planting material affected by phytopathogens is the main source of disease spread. Among the most relevant are vascular wilt or Moko (caused by Ralstonia solanacear...

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Initiatives in progress

2022 Call - Extraordinary Call

“Innovations to improve the sustainability and resilience of farms to the impact of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean”

Status: Proposal
2021 Call - Call for Proposals

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

Status: Closed
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
Sponsors
BID
IICA
With the support of
Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK)