• Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Agriculture: A priority for sustainable development in the Americas

Chile Agricultural Policy

Event Date: 
United States
  • Description
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  • Live Transmission


Featured Speaker:
Teodoro Rivas, Deputy Director of the Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies, ODEPA.

Alejandra Sarquis, IICA Representative in Chile

About this event:

Over the past thirty years, the Chilean Agricultural Policy has been developed in an environment of open and active negotiation of free trade and economic cooperation agreements. Currently, it is aimed at strengthening the institutional capacities export-oriented development and the reduction of inequality in the sector, promoting the development of small and medium agriculture through value addition in agricultural and forestry activity.

The panelists will reflect on future challenges for countries in the Americas on issues such as agricultural policy and food security, productivity, natural resource management, climate change, social impacts (feminization, youth and urban-rural migration), agricultural trade, and comprehensive risk management.

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Fecha - HoraActividadExpositores
11:30 – 11:40pmWelcoming RemarksAlejandra Sarquis, IICA Representative in Chile
11:40 – 12:05pmChile Agricultural PolicyTeodoro Rivas, Deputy Director of the Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies, ODEPA.
12:05 – 12:45pmPanelistsDr. Roger D. Norton, Research Professor of Agricultural Economics and Regional Director for LAC at the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, Texas A&M University. Eduardo Ramírez, Researcher, Latin American Center for Rural Development, RIMISP. Martine Dirven, Former Head of the Agricultural Development Unit, Division of Production, Productivity and Management, ECLAC
12:45 – 13:15pmQuestions & Answers
13:15 – 13:20pmFinal remarksAlejandra Sarquis, IICA Representative in Chile

Live Transmission

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