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Call for Proposals 2019 · RG-T3583

Multipurpose silvopastoral systems and family farming in Peru and Colombia

In the Peruvian and Colombian Amazon, most of the rural population is engaged in agriculture, which includes cattle farming as an activity mainly of a family nature. It is notable that livestock farming has generated low sustainability in land use, mainly due to deforestation of forests for pasture establishment. Livestock is responsible for 80% of deforestation in the Amazon region and is respons...

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Other initiatives 2017 · FTG

Latin American and The Caribbean platform for sustainable intensification of livestock production: a regional strategy for adaptation and mitigation of climate change

In the last 50 years the demand for animal proteins in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has increased due to population growth, improvements in income and urbanization. Additionally, LAC is a net exporter of livestock products and contributes with 30% of global demand for meat. Unfortunately, in most cases the expansion of pastures has been at the expense of the forest. Additionally, it is es...

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Knowledge Management 2017 · ATN/RF-16248-RG

FONTAGRO knowledge management Phase III

Knowledge and communication management is a systematic process to exchange information, data, and other skills among partners. In FONTAGRO, this challenge is especially important when implementing projects in science and technology for the food and agricultural sector. This project aimed at strengthening results dissemination among researchers, extensionists, farmers, policy decision-makers, and o...

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Knowledge Management 2017 · ATN/KK-16247-RG

FONTAGRO Knowledge Management Phase III

Knowledge and communication management is a systematic process to exchange information, data, and other skills among partners. In FONTAGRO, this challenge is especially important when implementing projects in science and technology for the food and agricultural sector. This project aimed at strengthening results dissemination among researchers, extensionists, farmers, policy decision-makers, and o...

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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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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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Initiatives in progress

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: Proposal
Call 2019 Productivity - Call for Proposals

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

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
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