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Joint proyects 2020 · Biofortificadosfrejol

Regional alliances for iron-rich beans in Latin American countries

Agriculture in LAC, in particular Family Farming (AF), forms the basis of the regional population's food supply.  It is estimated that it provides 80% of the food consumed daily and the total number of productive units is close to 15 million. In the context of the current pandemic and in the years to come, producers will need new knowledge and timely support to avoid shortages and strengthen the ...

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Joint proyects 2020 · ATN/RF-18761-RG

Strengthening capacities for the prevention and management of Fusarium wilt in Latin America and the Caribbean

The musaceae (plantain and banana) is considered one of the most popular fruits in the world and is among the top ten food products. Bananas are an export item of great importance for Latin America and the Caribbean, and therefore, a fundamental pillar of the economy; while the cultivation of plantain is the basis of the daily diet of the population and the generation and diversification of income...

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Seed fund 2019 · ATN/RF-16338-RG

Regional control platform for bovine leukosis

Bovine leukosis is identified as one of the silent affections that affects the health, productivity, and therefore, the economic performance of herds. Its asymptomatic presentation in 90% of the cases and consequently, little identified and valued in terms of productive losses. The growing demand for diagnosis, the appearance of tumors, sudden deaths as a consequence of them, and the absence of of...

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Call for Proposals 2019 · ATN/RF-17245-RG(RG-T3387)-3

°AHoRa: Application for family farming of musaceae

Latin America and the Caribbean provide around 80% of all banana and plantain sales in the world, which represents more than 16 million tons of fruit. Much of the production is in the hands of small farmers whose income barely allows them to support the production of their small farms. The sustainability of production is at risk in the face of an increasing frequency of climatic events such as col...

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Call for Proposals 2019 · ATN/RF-18078-RG

Agtech for Climate-Smart Dairy

At present, there is an increase in the demand for animal protein in the world and it is estimated that it will grow 70% by 2050. This is an opportunity for milk production countries in LAC to supply domestic and foreign markets with dairy products. However, the increase in livestock production may have a significant environmental impact due to GHG emissions. In addition, climate change (cycles, r...

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Joint proyects 2018 · ATN/RF-17235-RG

Multi-agency cocoa platform for Latin America and the Caribbean “Cocoa 2030-2050”

Cocoa is one of the main commodities traded in the world for the production of food, beverages and other products. Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries have a long history or cacao production linked to millions of farmers and is key to food security. LAC's ability to supply the fine cocoa market is unquestionable, however, the high concentrations of cadmium (Cd) in cocoa beans has become a ...

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Call for Proposals 2018 · ATN/RF-17233-RG

Scaling continuous improvement in family organic export banana (BOFX)

Family organic export bananas provide viable livelihoods for thousands of families in Ecuador, Peru, and the Dominican Republic, generating weekly income and employing local labor. These producers are under pressure from increasing losses of rejected bananas due to red rust caused by Thrips, increasing costs for fertilizers, and greater climatic variability. The FTG-RF-1332-RG project developed ec...

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Seed fund 2018 · ATN/RF-16338-RG2

2030/2050 Cocoa

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L) is one of the main “commodities” marketed in the world as a raw material for the production of food, beverages and other industrial products. In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this crop has a historical history linked to millions of family producers in the Andean Region, Central America, the Caribbean and South (Brazil). This crop is key to food security, sinc...

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Joint proyects 2018 · ATN/RF-16926-RG

Sustainable intensification of legume-based livestock systems: Latin America and Caribbean cooperation platform

This project gathers eight countries characterized by their high livestock activity for meat and dairy production. They concentrate about 400 million cattle heads, representing more than 20% of world stock.Livestock is mainly produced under direct grazing, in different agroecosystems, with a high diversity of forage resources. Nevertheless, these countries present noticeable similarities: (i) live...

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Seed fund 2017 · ATN/RF-16338-RG-T3115-P001

Use of legumes in livestock systems

Countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are large producers and exporters of meat under direct grazing of natural fields and planted pastures, totaling almost 300 million head of cattle. Most of the land dedicated to this low-productivity pastoral livestock is found in marginal areas for agriculture, with severe limitations of fertility and/or acidity/alkalinity and/or wat...

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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: Pre-selection
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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