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Call for Proposals 2015 · FTG/RF-15462-RG

Technological Innovations to Build Resilient Livelihoods in the Dry Corridor Peasant Families

Lately, the Central American region has been affected by the consequences of global warming, manifesting itself with the greatest impact in the dry corridor of Nicaragua and Honduras, where cyclical droughts and rain regimes with characteristics very similar to the El Niño phenomenon occur. These climatic conditions have affected the levels of productivity and environmental and social sustainabil...

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Knowledge Management 2015 · FTG/RF-15409-RG

The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) is a unique mechanism to promote collaboration for the innovation of family farming. It was created in 1998 by 15 countries with the sponsorship of the IDB. Through the years FONTAGRO has supported more than 160 projects and initiatives in the region, for a total of over US$120 million. In order to promote the use of knowledge products gener...

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Knowledge Management 2015 · ATN/KK-15446-RG

FONTAGRO Knowledge Management Phase II-B

The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) is a unique mechanism to promote collaboration for the innovation of family farming. It was created in 1998 by 15 countries with the sponsorship of the IDB. Through the years FONTAGRO has supported more than 160 projects and initiatives in the region, for a total of over US$120 million. In order to promote the use of knowledge products gener...

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Knowledge Management 2015 · FTG/RF-15384-RG

Virtual Course Formulation for Profiles and Projects ofFONTAGRO Proposals

The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) was created in 1998 by 15 countries and is an example of sustainable cooperation, aimed at promoting agricultural technological innovation in its member countries. FONTAGRO has been supporting a portfolio of more than 160 projects and initiatives in the region, having successfully mobilized resources from different donors, including the IDB,...

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Seed fund 2015 · FTG/RF-15126-RG

FONTAGRO - PROADAPT Articulation: Building Resilience in the Gran Chaco Americano

The Gran Chaco Americano represents the second largest forest region in Latin America after the Amazon jungle and is shared between Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and a small part of Brazil. The climatic vulnerability studies of the Gran Chaco foresee significant impacts in the next three decades, particularly due to the greater risk of droughts and floods according to the different areas and the in...

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Call for Proposals 2015 · FTG/RF-15460-RG

Traditional Varietal Seeds Offering Centers: A Model for Strengthening Informal Seed System and Increase Competitiveness of Family Agriculture

In Latin America, 80-90 % of producers belong to the Family Agriculture (FA) sector. This group occupies between 14 to 70 % of the agricultural area of the countries of Latin America and contributes 27-67 % to agricultural GDP. For some species of economic importance, between 50 to 90 % of crop production is carried out on the basis of traditional seeds through self-production or through transacti...

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Call for Proposals 2015 · FTG/RF-15461-RG

Innovation Platform for Sustainability of Family Livestock Systems in Uruguay and Argentina

The family livestock systems, that base meat production in the natural field, constitute the majority of the cattle farmers and rural population of Uruguay and Entre Ríos (Argentina). The high levels of animal load and/or the absence of spatial-temporal management cause overgrazing and poor spatial distribution, which, in interaction with the climatic variation, contribute to explain low levels o...

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Seed fund 2015 · FTG/RF-15069-RG

Sustainable Intensification in Dairy

Within human activities, agricultural activity is the one that consumes most of the available fresh water. Particularly, the dairy uses large volumes of water, directly and indirectly; therefore, it is important to estimate the use of water as an indicator of the long-term sustainability of the dairy. Medium-term projections show that global demand for dairy products will be greater than the growt...

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Joint proyects 2015 · FTG/FG-15072-RG

Pilot project: Creating basis for a Regional Early Warning System Coffee Rust (EWS)

From a socioeconomic point of view, coffee in Central America represents one of the most important items in the agricultural sector. In the region there are around 958,000 hectares of coffee plantations, with an approximate population of 2 million people, if we consider the members of producer families and other actors in the coffee value chain, who participate in the processing, exportation, roas...

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Other initiatives 2015 · FTG/RF-15168-RG

Strengthening FONTAGRO-FORAGRO Cooperation

This was a proposal to strengthen the Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Technological Research and Development (FORAGRO) with the collaboration of FONTAGRO. Specifically, it was proposed to support the XV Meeting of the Executive Committee and VII International Meeting of FORAGRO where the results of the external evaluation were presented, the proposal for reengineering of FORAGRO and the dia...

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2023 Call - Call for Proposals

Status: Open
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: Closed
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
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