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Call for Proposals 2021 · 1014

Nanotechnology in agricultural soil moisture management

Soil is the basis of terrestrial ecosystems and agriculture, it participates in the cycle of nutrients, the storage, and infiltration of water, the support of plants, and microbial activity. Progressive soil degradation and desertification processes advance rapidly in countries of the Andean region, reducing agricultural production, which negatively impacts the economy of rural families, causing h...

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Call for Proposals 2021 · RGT-4045

Resilient potatoes to climate change for the Andean region

This project is a consortium among institutions leading in research, development and innovation in Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia, as well as the potato production sector in the Andean region. Its main goal is to reduce vulnerability to climate change with the incorporation of new families and advanced potato clones with early maturity and resilient to drought. This will be carried out through 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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Call for Proposals 2019 · ATN/RF-18079-RG

Bovine productivity in the South American Chaco region

In recent decades there has been a rapid expansion and intensification of agricultural production in the South American Chaco region. However, most livestock producers still maintain very low levels of productivity. A valid indicator to measure this low productivity is the low annual weaning rate (calves per cow per year), which is below 50%. The main problems that explain this low productivity ar...

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Call for Proposals 2019 · ATN/RF-18120-RG

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 2018 · ATN/RF-17232-RG

Sustainable control of the Huanglongbing vector (HLB) in Family Farming (AF) in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia

HLB (Huanglongbing) is the most destructive citrus disease in the world caused by a bacterium (Candidatus Liberibacter spp). The disease dispersal dynamics respond to the transfer of diseased plant material and the presence of the vector (Diaphorina citri) as a dissemination agent. Since there is no cure yet, prevention is based on the use of healthy material, constant monitoring of crops and vect...

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Call for Proposals 2017 · ATN/RF-16677-RG

Sustainable Intensification of Family Farming in the Highlands of Peru and Bolivia

CIRNMA (Perú) and ALTAGRO (Bolivia) develop the CT "Family farming sustainable intensification in Peru and Bolivia" (ATN/RF-16677-RG), sponsored by FONTAGRO.  The beneficiaries, 3000 rural students of the Altiplano, will be strengthened in Agricultural Technological Alternatives (ATA's), validated locally, via a Virtual Dissemination Platform (PVD). The PVD (www.cirnma.org) has 44 technical dat...

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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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Joint proyects 2016 · ATN/RF-16112-RG

Innovation Network for Rural Development of the Great American Chaco in the Context of Climate Change

The Gran Chaco Americano covers an area of approximately 1,014,000 km2, and represents the second largest forested region in Latin America after the Amazon rainforest. The impact caused by the increase in extreme weather events affects families, whose subsistence largely depends on the resources from the native forest. The objective of The Innovation Network for a Climate-Resilient Gran Chaco is t...

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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: Proposal
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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