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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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Seed fund 2015 · FTG/RF-15069-RG

Sustainable Intensification in Dairy

Within human activities, agricultural activity is the one that consumes most of the available fresh water. Particularly, the dairy uses large volumes of water, directly and indirectly; therefore, it is important to estimate the use of water as an indicator of the long-term sustainability of the dairy. Medium-term projections show that global demand for dairy products will be greater than the growt...

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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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Joint proyects 2014 · ATN/CX-14837RG-T2384

Mechanisms and Climate Technology Transfer Networks 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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Joint proyects 2014 · FTG/RF-14654-RG

Livestock and Climate Change: Applied Research and Knowledge

The objective of this project was to create a network on livestock and climate change to exchange information, standardize methodologies, provide mutual technical support and promote collaboration. The project was executed by FONTAGRO/TAS and contemplated the financing of networking and capacity building activities for Latin America and the Caribbean. This project consisted of 3 components. The fi...

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Call for Proposals 2013 · FTG/RF-1329-RG

Production linkages and short circuits: innovations in production and marketing schemes for family farming

The efficient and fair commercialization of family farming products is key to the improvement of this sector, so understanding and evaluating the new marketing strategies used by family farmers is of great importance. The project studied the following marketing strategies: a) Production chains (EP) that seek to link family farming with agroindustrial companies already inserted in the market, in or...

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Call for Proposals 1998 · ATN/SF-6486-RG30/98

Relationship between rural poverty and environmental degradation in Latin America

This was a research project aimed at studying the relationships between rural poverty and environmental management and degradation, with a view to generating information that can be used to formulate public policy. The research comprised ten case studies in different agro-ecosystems in seven countries of the region covering several locations in the Andes, low humid tropics, temperate zones and a d...

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Extraordinary Call 1998 · ATN/SF-6486-RG8/98

Extension and Support Services: towards a Sustainable Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

The objective was to suggest extension policies to promote the sustainability of agriculture in the region. The work was based on information on human, financial and physical resources devoted to extension, existing institutional frameworks and successful experiences identified in terms of the competitiveness, equity and sustainability of agriculture. IICA conducted a survey based on data generate...

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Call for Proposals 1998 · ATN/SF-6486-RG04/98

Trade and financial globalization, economic blocs and agriculture in the Americas: scenarios for the technological development of agriculture in the hemisphere

Trade and financial aspects of globalization and its relationship with regional agriculture were analyzed to guide policy and resource allocation for research and development in LAC. It studied (a) the role of agriculture in relation to international trade, financial and macroeconomic policies and the impact of these policies on the production, consumption and trade of agricultural and agroindustr...

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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: 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
With the support of
Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK)