INT/17/K13 -Effective microorganisms: production and application in agriculture, postharvest fruit and animal husbandry.
Submitter: Cuban Research Institute on Sugarcane By-Products (ICIDCA), based in Havana, Cuba.
Subcontractor: Same as above.
Priority area: Food and agriculture.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Argentina, Cuba and Mexico).
PGTF input: US$ 27,000.
Other inputs: US$ 38,000.
Approval: 40th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 23 September 2016).
Completion: Final report submitted on 30 May 2019.
Impact:: The project evaluated the application of several microbial strains as effective microorganisms (EM) to demonstrate how EM could enhance the productivity of agricultural and animal husbandry in order to decrease the use of agrochemicals, thereby contributing to sustainable agriculture and food security.
||Contact person: Georgina Michelena Alvarez.
Address: Vía Blanca #804 y Carretera Central, San Miguel del Padre, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba.
Tel.: (537)6967015, 6986501 ext. 230.
Email: georgina.michelena @ icidca.azcuba.cu