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Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Research and Technology Development

Steering Committee

President of FORAGRO

Edgar Alden Esteche Alfonso

Presidente del Instituto Paraguayo de Tecnología Agraria (IPTA), Paraguay

Vice Presidente of FORAGRO

Fernando López

Secretario de Gestión, Coordinadora de Organizaciones de Agricultores Familiares del Mercosur (COPROFAM), Uruguay

 

 

Representative of academic institutions

Olman Quirós

Universidad de Costa Rica

Representatives of regional cooperation mechanisms on RDI

Raúl Obando

PROCINORTE - INIFAP

Celso Moretti

PROCITROPICOS - EMBRAPA

Edgar Alden Esteche Alfonso

PROCISUR - IPTA

Barton Clarke

Executive Director Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI)

Axel Villalobos

Presidente Pro Tempore GT-ITTI

Representative of civil society

Rodolfo González

Alianza por la Soberanía Alimentaria de los Pueblos de América Latina y Caribe

Representative of extension systems and Rural Advisory Services

Fernando Aguirre

RELASER

Representatives of the productive systems

Pamella Thomas

Team Fresh Produce Cooperative

Ronald Peters

PROMECAFE - Instituto del Café de Costa Rica (ICAFE)

Fernando López

COPROFAM

Organizations of RDI promotion

Armando Bustillo

FONTAGRO

Discussion forums related to RDI

Mark Holderness

GFAR

Intergovernmental organizations (political bodies)

Roberto Harrison

CAC

Rrepresentative of IICA

Manuel Otero

Director General of IICA

 

 

Executive Secretariat

Viviana Palmieri

Innovation specialist, IICA

Other participants:

Director General of CATIE

Muhammad Ibrahim

 

Technical Advisory Group of FORAGRO

Jamil Macedo

Executive Secretary of PROCITROPICOS

Cecilia Gianoni

Executive Secretary of PROCISUR

Audia Barnett

Executive Secretary of PROCINORTE

Rene León

Executive Secretary of PROMECAFE

 

 

 

 

Román Cordero

Grupo Técnico ITTI la Secretaría Ejecutiva del CAC

Eugenia Saini

Executive Secretary of FONTAGRO

Martha Escalante

Executive Secretary of Red INNOVAGRO

Priscila Henríquez

Technical Coordinator of FORAGRO