C1.3. The system of the national Institutes of agricultural research of Ibero-America

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C1.3. The system of the national Institutes of agricultural research of Ibero-America

  1. 1. GCARD 2012 THE SYSTEM OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES ON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH OF IBERO-AMERICASECRETARIADO PERMANENTE DELSISTEMA DE LOS INIA DE IBEROAMERICA MARIA TERESA DOBAO
  2. 2. • The System of the INIA of Ibero-America was formally conformed 11 years ago as an iniciative of the Spanish National Institute on Agricutural Research and Food Technology• In 2002, 12 INIAs were constituted as the Founder Group
  3. 3. FOUNDERS GROUP• INTA - ARGENTINA • DICTA - HONDURAS• INIA - CHILE • INIFAP - MEXICO• INTA - COSTA RICA • INIA - PERU• CORPOICA - COLOMBIA • INIA - PORTUGAL• INIAP - ECUADOR • INIA - URUGUAY• INIA - ESPAÑA • INIA - VENEZUELA
  4. 4. • TODAY, IT IS CONFORMED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES FROM 19 SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE SPEAKING COUNTRIES, 17 IN IBERO- AMERICA, AND 2 IN EUROPE.
  5. 5. AND LATER …• EMBRAPA - BRASIL … AND, WITH THE COLLABORATION OF:• ICTA - GUATEMALA• IDIAP - PANAMA • CENTA – EL SALVADOR• IDIAP - REP. DOMINICANA • MINISTRY OF• INIAF - BOLIVIA AGRICULTURE - CUBA• INTA - NICARAGUA• IPTA - PARAGUAY
  6. 6. ITS ACTIVITY IS BASED ON THREE PILLARS:• RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS• CAPACITY BUILDING OF THEIR STAFFS THROUGH THE PROGRAM OF PhD DEGREE GRANTS• INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING
  7. 7. SINCE 2010 ITS ACTIVITY IS MAINLY FOCUSED ON FOUR AREAS OF COMMON INTEREST:• CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGRICULTURE• PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES• BIOENERGY• FOOD SECURITY
  8. 8. SOME SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS :• INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING FOR SUSTAINABLE USE OF THE RESOURCES IN THE AMAZONIA REGION• GLOBAL MOUNTAINS PROGRAM• INNOVATION NETWORK ON BREEDING AND DISSEMINATION OF POTATOE
  9. 9. THANK YOU !!

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