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Joint proyects 2022 · RG-T4386

Nitrogen Optimization

Food production has increased worldwide strongly in the last 20 years in response to population growth, with a significant impact on the countries of the Americas. This is owed to their agricultural potential, in terms of land area and climatic conditions suitable for agriculture. However, the maintenance of this productivity, as well as its future potential development, depends on the effects of ...

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Joint proyects 2022 · ATN/RF-19314-RG

Regional alliances for iron-rich beans in Latin American countries

Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in particular Family Farming (FF), forms the basis of the regional population's food supply. It is estimated to provide 80% of the food consumed daily and have close to 15 million productive units. In the context of the COVID pandemic and in the years to come, producers will need new knowledge and timely support to avoid shortages and strength...

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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

Musaceae (plantain and banana) are considered one of the most popular fruits in the world and are 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. The cultivation of plantain is also the basis of the daily diet of the population and the generation and diversification of income. A...

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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 ailments that affects the health, productivity, and, therefore, economic performance of herds. Its asymptomatic presentation in 90% of cases has led to an underidentification and subsequent undervaluation of resulting productive losses. The growing demand for diagnosis, the appearance of tumors, consequential sudden deaths, and the absence of offi...

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

°AHoRa: Application for family farming of musaceae

Musaceae production systems, plantain and banana, are found in all tropical regions of the world and have socioeconomic importance in all producing countries. This project provides a sustainable improvement alternative, based on local climatic information, for family production of Musaceae crops in Colombia, Peru and the Dominican Republic. The objective was to develop a free access App, which cap...

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

Agtech for Climate-Smart Dairy

There is currently an increase in global demand for animal protein that is estimated to grow 70% by 2050. This is an opportunity for milk-producing countries in LAC to supply domestic and foreign markets with dairy products. However, an increase in livestock production may have a significant environmental impact due to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In addition, climate change (cycles, rainfall p...

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Joint proyects 2018 · ATN/RF-17235-RG

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

The "Cacao 2030 - 2050" platform is a pioneer in the exchange of research experiences with a comprehensive focus on cocoa in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main objective is to coordinate research activities in one of the least studied but most important crops for the region, such as cocoa. The first issue addressed by the platform is the high concentrations of cadmium (Cd) in cocoa be...

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

Scaling continuous improvement in family organic export banana (BOFX)

Family organic bananas produced for exportation 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 from bananas being rejected due to red rust caused by Thrips, increasing costs for fertilizers, and greater climatic variability. The FTG-RF-13...

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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 history linked to millions of family producers in the Andean Region, Central America, the Caribbean and Brazil. This crop is key to food security, since it is the main so...

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Joint proyects 2018 · ATN/RF-16926-RG

Sustainable intensification of livestock systems with legumes: Latin America and Caribbean cooperation platform

This project brings together eight countries characterized by their high livestock activity for meat and dairy production. They hold an estimated 400 million heads of cattle, representing more than 20% of global stock. Livestock is produced primarily under direct grazing, in different agroecosystems, with a high diversity of forage resources. Nevertheless, these countries present noticeable simil...

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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: Closed
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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