본문바로가기 주메뉴바로가기 하단바로가기

2nd Phase Project

Home > KoLFACI Project > Project
Program Title Scope of the Program Program Outcomes Participating Countries
Establishment of advanced postharvest quality management model for horticultural crop in Latin America 1. Survey of factors affecting postharvest loss in the supply chain or various postharvest steps

2. Development and dissemination of postharvest standard manual for major agricultural crop

3. Implementation of postharvest training program
1. Reduction of postharvest loss for major agricultural crops

2. Performance of technology dissemination and training program about postharvest management

3. Publication of postharvest standard manual for major agricultural crop
Bolivia,
Costa Rica,
El Salvador,
Guatemala,
Honduras,
Nicaragua,
Paraguay,
Peru
Establishment of the Latin American soil information system 1. Implementation of expert training program on soil survey

2. Establishment of soil information database

3. Survey of the soil limiting factors on crop growth
1. Publication of soil survey standard manual

2. Performance enhancement of database on soil chemical properties
Colombia,
Costa Rica,
El Salvador,
Guatemala,
Honduras,
Nicaragua,
Paraguay
Demonstration on the improvement of rice productivity through an optimum water management in irrigated rice 1. Field evaluation on performance of Korean indica x japonica rice and KoLFACI elite cultivars for irrigated rice in Caribbean-Latin America agronomic environments

2. Evaluation of the rice productivity and stability improvement using the best water management treatment or equipment developed in the 1st phase water management project trial

3. Extension and training on the 1st phase water management technology in irrigated rice to farmers and extension workers
1. Selection of 1 or 2 promising rice cultivars based on yield stability from field tests in each member country

2. Installation of the optimum water management in demonstration plots at farmers’ fields based on the 1st phase water management project trial

3. Publication of water management technology manual on rice productivity improvement; the manual produced by each member country after the 2nd phase project trial
Bolivia,
Costa Rica,
Dominican Rep.,
El Salvador,
Guatemala,
Honduras,
Nicaragua,
Peru
Improvement of soil cultivation environment through efficient utilization of organic and biological fertilizers 1. The survey of the status of agriculture and soil fertility in the member countries

2. Information on organic nutrient sources using agricultural and livestock by-products

3. Improvement of soil fertility and crop productivity with the use of organic and biological fertilizers 4. Capacity building of farmers and experts in technology dissemination
1. Organic and biological fertilizers production manual (brochure)

2. Achievements on demonstration field inputs through application of organic and bio-fertilizer

3. Soil management farming textbooks on crop cultivation methods and fertilization prescription
Bolivia,
Costa Rica,
El Salvador,
Guatemala,
Honduras,
Nicaragua,
Panama,
Paraguay



1st Phase Project

Program Title Scope of the Program Program Outcomes Participating Countries
Productivity enhancement of rice by improving water management 1. Analyzing current status on water supply, related facilities, irrigation system and management technologies in each member country

2. Demonstration of appropriate irrigation system for rice cultivation

3. Synthesizing technologies for stable production of rice, storage, distribution, sales and post-harvest management
Capacity building for producers and technicians related to rice breeding and cultivation
1. Doubling of rice yield

2. Optimized water management for different regions

3. Mechanized production system for small scale farms
All of KoLFACI member countries
Development of an exemplary management model for small scale cacao farms in Central America 1. Inspecting cacao production in each member country to analyze current status and collect high yield and quality cacao variety

2. Developing optimized cultivation technique and quality improvement technique, and enhancing eco-friendliness to disseminate success cases of high yield and quality production

3. Capacity building for producers and technicians
1. Publication of standardized cacao crop calendar

2. Publication of standardized cacao farming practice handbook
Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras and Peru
Securing organic materials and developing nutrient management system for stable production of food crops 1. Analysis on the potential fertilizer resources of the member countries, review of the feasibility of producing organic fertilizer, and development of optimized model for small holder farmers’ fertilizer management

2. Selecting a representative farming household to apply the fertilizer management model and demonstration on farms to analyze the yield improvement

3. Capacity building including workshop, training, and information sharing
1. Food crop fertilization manual for small holder farmers

2. Establishment of organic fertilizer supply system for each member country
El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay