References in Latin America

German-Brazilian Agricultural Policy Dialogue (APD) 


04/2021 - 05/2022

544,000 EUR

Implemented by:
IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH

The project aims at a better mutual understanding of German and Brazilian decision makers and specialists from the agricultural sectors for the respective framework conditions and processes. The APD will choose 5 agricultural value chains that will be evolved to become more efficient and sustainable. In addition, modern methods of agricultural financing will be presented and bioeconomy networks between the two countries will be supported. The overall goal is to reduce deforestation pressure.

The APD works with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and with organizations from civil society, business, and science.

Further information on the bilateral cooperation programme of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) is available here:

Sustainable agricultural development (PROAGRO) 



2,045,000 EUR

Implemented by:
GITEC Consult GmbH as leading company in a consortium with IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH

Creation of an efficient advanced training system in the field of irrigated agriculture in the rural, arid areas of the four project regions Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, Potosí and Santa Cruz to improve the implementation of public sector projects, the educational offer and the advisory services for smallholder farmers.

Transmission of a decision support system for the adaptation of agriculture and water management to the impacts of climate change




408,000 EUR

Implemented by:
IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH as leading company in a consortium with
- BioPlanta GmbH
- TU Dresden

Adaptation strategies were formulated for the agriculture and water sector in Durango, Mexico, based on a specially generated regional climate scenarios.

These adaptation strategies were created for state offices, water suppliers, research institutes, farmers and other companies.

The project results are summarized in a brochure (in Spanish language).

Rehabilitation and re-development of Cerro de Mercado mining area in Durango


DEG, PPP-Project


300,000 EUR

The overall objective of the PPP project was to re-develop the mining area of Cerro de Mercado in the city of Durango through an integrated pilot project. This was achieved through know-how transfer to the Mexican partner in mining technologies for mine fuse and closure, development of solutions for active mining activities to avoid post-closure investments, town planning and environmental protection and the development of a concept for handling of mining relics.