Results of PGTF - Project INT/11/K04

INT/11/K04 - Production and application of bio-products in cultures of economic importance

Submitter: Cuban Research Institute on Sugar Cane by-Products (ICIDCA), based in Havana, Cuba
Subcontractor: not required
Priority area: Food and Agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 4 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico)
PGTF input: US$34,000
Other inputs: US$90,000
Number: INT/11/K04
Duration: Two (2) years
Approval: 34th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2010)
Completion: Final report submitted on 13 April 2015.
Impact:: Research collaboration among institutions in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico which used natural compounds and bio-products to discover ecologically and environmentally safer products for plant protection in agricultural production. Through its findings, this project seeks to reinforce the viability of small farmers by increasing incomes through the achievement of higher productivity, with the added benefit of enlarging organic productions and decrease or eliminate agro-chemicals for environmentally friendly agriculture.

Contact:   Georgina Michelena Alvarez
Via Blanca #804 y Carretera Central
San Miguel del Padrón
Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Telephone: (537) 6967015, 6986501 ext. 230
Fax: (537) 698 8243
Email: georgina.michelena @

Final Report:

    • INT-11-K04-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 17146KB]

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