Code:
ATN/KK-16247-RG
Initiative:
Knowledge Management
FONTAGRO Amount:
USD 45.000
Counterpart Amount:
USD 60.000
Other agencies
USD 100.000
Total Amount:
USD 205.000
Participating countries:
United States United States South Korea South Korea
Funding source:
FONTAGRO Amount 22% Other agencies 49% Counterpart Amount 29%

Executive Summary

Knowledge and communication management is a systematic process to exchange information, data, and other skills among partners. In FONTAGRO, this challenge is especially important when implementing projects in science and technology for the food and agricultural sector. This project aimed at strengthening results dissemination among researchers, extensionists, farmers, policy decision-makers, and other stakeholders in the agrifood value chain, and well as enhancing people skills to successfully exchange their work, considering the new digital environment for the agriculture 4.0.

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Note: Funds are detailed in this project, but this is a matching fund project related to ATN/RF-16248-RG.

Results

FONTAGRO achieved strengthen its digital internet platform bringing new capabilities that helped in automatized and standardized knowledge management procedures and products. These new digital procedures increased the capture of new data and information about research results and promising technologies for the food and agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean countries. Additionally, a panel of experts worked in a new communication strategy that promoted the visibility of FONTAGRO in social media. This project facilitated the production of several new knowledge digital products, more recognized by the digital audience.

Beneficiaries

  • 150 researchers and FONTAGRO´s projects leaders.
  • Journalist and other media professionals within the agricultural community in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Farmers and others FONTAGRO´s stakeholders.

Sustainable Development Goals

No poverty Zero Hunger Good health and well-being Climate action Partnerships for the goals

Main donors

Participating Organizations

Executor
  • FONTAGRO
Associated
  • Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK) - Corea del Sur

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Financing by country
FONTAGRO Amount Other agencies Counterpart Amount

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