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Call for Proposals 2020 · ID401

Successful marketing of Latin-American Fine Aroma National cocoa is hampered by high cadmium (Cd) content in the beans. For this, we will formulate an innovative, highly efficient and climatically intelligent bioprocess to reduce the solubility of Cd in the rhizosphere of cocoa plants with a protocol suitable for transfer to cocoa farms. The bioprocess will involve: (a) isolation of a soil fungi c...

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Call for Proposals 2020 · ID30

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Seed fund 2019 · ATN/RF-16338-RG-2

Regional platform for the prevention and early detection of quarantine diseases in fruit trees

Pests and diseases cause significant losses in the world food supply, while hundreds of millions of family farmers depend on agriculture to survive. The cultivation of fruit trees is economically very important for the development of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), not only for its nutritional quality, but also because it is a generator of jobs. There are numerous quarantin...

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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 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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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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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

2021 Call - Call for Proposals

Innovation for sustainable and resilient agri-food and territorial development in Latin America and the Caribbean

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