Code:
FTG/RF-15168-RG
Initiative:
Other initiatives
FONTAGRO Amount:
USD 22.000
Counterpart Amount:
USD 68.000
Execution time
12 Months
Total Amount:
USD 90.000
Participating countries:
Brazil Brazil
Funding source:
FONTAGRO Amount 24% Other agencies 0% Counterpart Amount 76%

Executive Summary

This was a proposal to strengthen the Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Technological Research and Development (FORAGRO) with the collaboration of FONTAGRO. Specifically, it was proposed to support the XV Meeting of the Executive Committee and VII International Meeting of FORAGRO where the results of the external evaluation were presented, the proposal for reengineering of FORAGRO and the dialogue on agricultural innovation was promoted as a central challenge for the agricultural sector in the region in the coming years.

The technological solution

FORAGRO is a space for debate and mobilization of agreements on the main issues of agriculture in the Americas and, together with other actors, forms the Hemispheric System of Technology and Agri-Food Innovation.

Results

  • Contribute to the reorganization of FORAGRO while identifying the basic elements for cooperation with FONTAGRO.
  • Identify efficient mechanisms of cooperation FONTAGRO-FORAGRO.

Beneficiaries

Researchers from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Spain, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela, who will see their networks strengthened.

Sustainable Development Goals

Partnerships for the goals

Main donors

Participating Organizations

Executor
  • Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA) - Brasil
Co-executor
  • Empresa Brasileña de Investigación Agropecuaria (EMBRAPA) - Brasil

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