Technical Cooperation Network on Food Crops Production in Latin America and the Caribbean
1 Jan 1987, within the framework of FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAO/RLC), to extend and replace the activities of 'Cooperative Programme on Food Legumes Production' which had operated between 1982-1986. Since 1989, devoted to vegetable crops production and, since May 1995, a Working Group on Alliaceae genetic resources has been implemented. Ceased to exist 1996.
Promote cooperation among developing countries; encourage their self-confidence through recognition of their own resources, knowledge and skills; strengthen technical capacity of national institutions; stimulate capabilities and training of human resources; accelerate development through more efficient utilization of human, physical and financial resources available in the region.Available with paid subscription only.
Studies on production of food crops; training courses; exchange of genetic resources (seeds and in vitro); trips to provide technical assistance and exchange experiences. Regional cultivar trials and training programmes on first priority food crops. Increased support to plant breeding through the application of plant biotechnologies. Sub-regions carry out their own programmes.
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