Wednesday, April 23, 2014
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO)
The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (FONTAGRO) announces its 2014 call for proposals, “Innovations for Family Agriculture Adaptation to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.”
This call for proposal 2014 is jointly conducted by FONTAGRO and the "Climate Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)" project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This project aims at promoting the development and transfer of environmentally appropriate technologies in LAC that contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and vulnerability to climate change in specific sectors.
The call for proposals is aimed at supporting innovation platforms or similar coordination mechanisms that promote competitiveness and sustainability. Platforms are formed by public and private partners which share vision, mission and objectives, and thus facilitate the innovation process in the region.
Deadline: May 21, 2014