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Call for Proposals 2016 · ATN/RF-16110-RG

Development of Regional Micro-economies to produce Essential Oils, Harvested in Mining Soils

The province of La Pampa, Argentina, and the department of Cesar in Colombia, share arid environments where soil vulnerability and desertification are the main constraints linked to agricultural activities and food security. The mining activity carried out in both regions competes for the use of land for agricultural purposes and prevents the production of food for fresh consumption in the dump ar...

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Call for Proposals 2016 · ATN/RF-16111-RG

Fruit Productivity and Competitiveness Andean

The project “Andean fruit productivity and competitiveness” (2017-2021) was a technical cooperation that sought to increase the productivity and competitiveness of the avocado, passion flower and citrus fruit chains in Colombia (Caldas, Risaralda and Cauca Antioqueño), Ecuador ( Imbabura, Pichincha and Manabí) and Peru (Piura). Researchers from these three Andean countries and from Spain par...

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Call for Proposals 2016 · ATN/RF-16109-RG

Development and technological innovation in the production and transformation of cacao into products with added value in the Andean sector

Technological Innovation in Andean cacao project was carried out in Peru and Colombia, specifically in two cocoa producers regions of Cuzco and San Martín, in Peru; and Tolima and Huila departments in Colombia. For these regions, a geographic information system (GIS) was carried out that included edaphoclimatic information and the collection of materials of differentiated quality. It was carried...

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Joint proyects 2016 · FTG/RF-15564-RG

Strengthening Regional Networks on Climate Technologies for the Agricultural Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

Climate change will affect large areas of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), mainly due to rising temperatures, variations in rainfall intensity and frequency, which will have an effect on productivity and the appearance of new pests and diseases. The most affected would be family farmers, who are the majority. On the other hand, it is estimated that in the next 30 years, the demand for food w...

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Call for Proposals 2016 · ATN/RF-16108-RG

Comparative analyses studies: family farms processes of innovation at food production, distribution and consumption, add value and marketing in Argentina, Bolivia and Spain

The project aims to contribute to add value to the innovative food production and distribution strategies generated by family farmers. in order to understand and visualize family farmers and consumers´ practices, as well as their interaction with policy public actors, the project carries out selected case studies in Argentina, Bolivia and Spain. Different activities (comparative study, a seminar ...

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Joint proyects 2016 · ATN/RF-16112-RG

Innovation Network for Rural Development of the Great American Chaco in the Context of Climate Change

The Gran Chaco Americano covers an area of approximately 1,014,000 km2, and represents the second largest forested region in Latin America after the Amazon rainforest. The impact caused by the increase in extreme weather events affects families, whose subsistence largely depends on the resources from the native forest. The objective of The Innovation Network for a Climate-Resilient Gran Chaco is t...

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Joint proyects 2016 · FTG/RF-15940-RG

Sustainable Intensification of Dairy

Global population is expected to keep on increasing, which implies an increase in food demand. In this context, in order to supply this demand, increases in productivity will be required. Latin America and the Caribbean region have enough natural resources to produce milk, even to double the current production levels. However, would it be feasible to increase productivity, and at the same time to ...

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Seed fund 2016 · FTG/RF-15563-RG

Platform for the Development of the Bio-economy in Latin America and the Caribbean

The concept of bioeconomy in the world emerged at the beginning of the 21st century, within the framework of the research policy of the European Commission. On this basis, many countries have developed bioeconomy strategies with the aim of promoting the economic development of the countries, based on the generation and application of knowledge for the sustainable use of natural resources, particul...

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Seed fund 2016 · FTG/RF-15693-RG

Basis for the Development of a Evaluation and Monitoring Projects Platform

Since the mid-1950s, studies have been carried out to measure the impact of agricultural research and innovation, particularly the economic impact of investment. Agriculture is in this sense the economic activity that concentrates a large part of the economic impact analysis of R&D investment. It must be considered that due to the uncertainty inherent in the generation of a technology in the a...

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Initiatives in progress

2023 Call - Call for Proposals

"Science, technology and innovation to make agriculture and food security more sustainable and resilient to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean"

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
With the support of
Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK)