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Joint proyects 2015 · FTG/FG-15072-RG

Pilot project: Creating basis for a Regional Early Warning System Coffee Rust (EWS)

From a socioeconomic point of view, coffee in Central America represents one of the most important items in the agricultural sector. In the region there are around 958,000 hectares of coffee plantations, with an approximate population of 2 million people, if we consider the members of producer families and other actors in the coffee value chain, who participate in the processing, exportation, roas...

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Extraordinary Call 2009 · ATN/KP-12193-RG

Maize and Beans Adaptation to Climate Change in Central America and Dominican Republic: A tool for Poverty Alleviation

The project "Adaptation of corn and beans to climate change in Central America and the Dominican Republic" (PRACCA) ", proposed to contribute to the reduction of poverty in the region, through research on the adaptation of corn and beans to climate change. This action linked the bean and corn networks of the Agricultural Technology Integration System (SICTA). In its development, it established fiv...

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Extraordinary Call 2009 · ATN/OC-12302-RG

Technological Innovation Strategy to Improve Productivity and Competitiveness of Product Chains for Central America and the Dominican Republic

The Regional Project for Technological Innovation Strategy to Improve Productivity and Competitiveness of Product Chains for Central America and the Dominican Republic (PRESICA) developed an innovation model which is implemented from the operation of local innovation networks, which develop work agendas set for the formulation, design, execution and evaluation of research actions, technological va...

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Extraordinary Call 2008 · ATN/OC-12235-RG

Development and implementation of advanced genomic tools to contribute to the adaptation of coffee to climate change

Coffee cultivation is of strategic importance for most of the member countries of FONTAGRO. It is one of the main agricultural products for export and foreign exchange generation in the region. Latin America is the main producer in the world of Coffea arabica, a highly appreciated species in the world market for its best quality and which represents 70% of the market. Climate change is expected to...

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Call for Proposals 2007 · FTG/RF-0718-RG

Research and Technological Innovation in Potato Cultivation to Contribute to the Competitiveness and Food Security in Central America and the Caribbean

Potato cultivation in Central America and the Caribbean represents an important food and income source for family and business agriculture. In this framework, the project proposed to improve the levels of competitiveness and sustainability of the crop and contribute to food security by means of three specific objectives: 1. Increase the availability of varieties, clones and progenies of potato. M...

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Call for Proposals 1999 · ATN/SF-7382-RG48/99

Large-scale somatic embryogenesis dissemination in Central America and the Dominican Republic of improved f1 varieties of Coffea arabica and the graft carrier variety (Nemaya), tolerant to the main diseases and pests and with high productivity

Starting in 1999, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica, began trials of clones of F1 hybrids of Coffea arabica, coming from the long cooperation of CIRAD and IRD with PROMECAFE and CATIE, specifically from a selection of trees made in hybrid descendants whose purpose was to develop new varieties, more vigorous than the traditional ones, crossing the latter with wild varieties from Ethio...

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2021 Call - Call for Proposals

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

Status: Proposal
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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