Co-innovation for resilient food production

Co-innovation for resilient food production in family livestock farming on natural fields in Uruguay

Objective

To increase the resilience to climate variability of family livestock systems on natural fields, strengthening their adaptation capacities through a process of co-innovation and implementation of Best Livestock Production Practices, generating lessons learned on extension and innovation processes useful for local organisations, and for the member countries of the Confederation of Family Farmers' Organisations of the Extended Mercosur (Spanish acronym COPROFAM).

Implementation period

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months

January 2020 – December 2021

Country

Uruguay

Overall Project amount

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Euros
(Subsidy EU:780870 €)

Beneficiaries

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People
(36,7% women)
16 public and private actors

Expected Results

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Capacity building

Locally based organisations have strengthened their capacities in the co-innovation approach, and in the implementation of best practices in family livestock systems in Uruguay.
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Improvement of productivity

Family livestock producers have improved the productivity per area of their farms, through the implementation of best practices and technical assistance from local grassroots organisations.
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Strengthening of knowledge

Other livestock producers in Uruguay, COPROFAM organisations and other regional actors have strengthened their knowledge of the extension and innovation processes of best livestock practices, based on the lessons learned in Uruguay.

Recent events

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International seminar on resilient food production in family farming held in Uruguay

Montevideo, November 24, 2020.

Innovation as an opportunity in a context of climate change has been at the centre of the experts' discussions.

 

 

 
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Launched the Resilient Family Livestock Production Project of the Resilient Food Production Sector

Montevideo, July 30, 2020.

The launch of the "Resilient Family Livestock Farming" project is celebrated, which is being implemented by the National Commission forRural Development (CNFR) together with the National 

 

 

 

Resources

Presentation of the Resilient Family Livestock farming project to INIA's Board of Directors.

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Team

  • Ing. Agr Marcello Rachetti
    Coordination Assistant and Head of Communication Eng., Uruguay
  • JIng. María Eugenia Carriquiry
    Coordinator of the Resilient Family Livestock Project (CNFR /CORPOFAM - INIA), CNFR, Uruguay.
  • Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Pereyra
    National Commission for Rural Development, CNFR, Uruguay
  • Alfredo Albin
    National Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA), Uruguay
  • Patricia Palma de Fulladolsa
    SICA General Secretariat, Guatemala

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Partners

Main applicant

 National Commission for Rural Development (CNFR, COPROFAM)

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Contact us

Address:
European Union
Expertise France office: 73, rue de Vaugirard - 75006 Paris. GIZ office: Rue Archimède 61, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Telephone:
Expertise France: +33 1 70 82 73 57
GIZ: + 32 2 710 1937
Mail:
agriculturaresiliente@euroclimaplus.org

Implementing Agencies

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