Results of PGTF - Project INT/08/K03

INT/08/K03 - Capacity building in plant genomics in Latin America

Submitter: Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia), Lima, Peru
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Food and agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Brazil, Chile and Peru)
PGTF input: US$ 38,000
Other inputs: US$ 135,600
Number: INT/08/K03
Duration: One (1) year
Approval: 31st Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 27 September 2007)
Completion: Final report submitted on 12 August 2009
Impact: Transfer of the latest technology developed by the International Potato Genome-Sequencing Consortium was facilitated through a workshop in which networking and training activities on bioinformatics and wet-lab procedures were undertaken by junior scientists from Brazil, Chile and Peru aimed at enhancing the flow of information among the scientific communities of the participating countries and the capacity to elucidate the DNA sequence of the potato genome in Latin America.

Contact:   Contact person: Gisella Orjeda Fernandez
Address: Av. Honorio Delgado 430
Urbanizacion lngenieria
San Martin de Porres
Lima 31, Peru
Telephone: (+51-1) 3190000 x 2701
Fax: (+51-1) 3190016
Email: gorjeda @

Final Report:

    • INT-08-K03-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: Spanish; Size: 1959KB]

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      * Note: The reports posted have been prepared by the submitting institutions and their content is the sole responsibility of their authors. Please forward any inquiries or requests for further information to the contact person provided and kindly send a copy to the Office of the Chairman of the Group of 77 for our records.