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Call for Proposals 2019 · RG-T3582

Improving the yield of potatoes and other Andean tubers - Root to Food

Family agriculture is a key productive sector to eradicate hunger and propose changes towards more sustainable agricultural systems. In Latin America, 80% of farms belong to family farming, including more than 60 million people, making it the main source of agricultural and rural employment. Within family farming in the high Andean regions, Andean tubers such as potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), smoot...

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Call for Proposals 2019 · ATN/RF-17245-RG(RG-T3387)-2

Digitization of small-scale agriculture

Agriculture faces several challenges. The projection of world population growth to 9.6 billion people in 2050 means an increase of around 70% in food production, while fresh water and arable land will be reduced. Much of agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean is based on small farmers with traditional systems that will not allow, in the medium or long term, to satisfy the food demand of a ...

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Joint proyects 2019 · RG-T3589

New technologies to increase water use efficiency in agriculture in LAC by 2030

One of the main challenges of the 21st century is feeding a growing population with fewer natural resources. Projections show that to feed a world population of 9 billion people in 2050 it would be necessary to increase food production by 70%. The main resource for food production is water. Agriculture, mainly irrigated agriculture, is the sector with the greatest extraction and use of water on th...

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Call for Proposals 2017 · ATN/RF-16681-RG

More Rice with Less Emissions and Lower Water Consumption

Family growers (less than 10 hectares) in Colombia, Chile and Peru, whose livelihoods are based on rice production currently face a variety of challenges, one of the most pressing is the increase in climate variability and the consequent decrease in water availability during certain stages of the crop. On the other hand, the conventional practice of continuous flooding during cultivation results i...

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

Fruit Productivity and Competitiveness Andean

Tropical fruits are the third most valuable fruit group worldwide, behind bananas and apples. Latin America and the Caribbean, regions where fruits are mainly cultivated by smallholders, are well positioned to benefit from the increase in international demand for fresh fruit and its derivatives, which are growing at a similar rate.Fruit farming is an economic activity of increasing importance in C...

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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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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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Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK)