Microsoft sponsors research congress in Panama

Two hundred Latin American researchers are meeting in Panama this week to debate the latest advances in information technology, Microsoft announced.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The Microsoft-sponsored congress is an annual event, held each year in a different Latin American venue.

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Little Agricultural Research in Central America

October 2016

Only Costa Rica has an "well developed agricultural research system" in a region that "has lagged behind in terms of infrastructure, investment and research capabilities."

From a statement issued by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture:

Science, Technology and Innovation in Costa Rica

August 2014

The budget for the country's investment in technology and research is four times less than what is invested in developed countries.

A presentation has been made of the first report on the "State of Science, Technology and Innovation in Costa Rica."

From a press release issued by the State of the Nation:

Brazil Opens Agricultural Research Center in Panama

August 2010

Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research company plans to use Panama as a base to support projects in Central America and the Caribbean.

The organization is one of the world leaders in tropical agriculture and was responsible for the development of the South American giant's bio-fuel industry.

Agro-Business R&D in Central America

February 2009

Data and Analysis about the Operation and Financing of Agricultural Research and Development in Central America.

In the final chapter of this report, which was produced by the International Institute of Research in Nutrition Policies (IFPRI) and the Pan-american Institute of Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA), the following is expressed:

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