Trade association founded on September 23, 1935 [...]
Trade association founded on September 23, 1935 in order to gather farmers from the province of Talca and create options to promote agricultural development, such as animal, machinery and industrial product exhibitions; in addition encouraging the formation of cooperatives, promoting produce and export of farming products, as well as culture and wellbeing for the workers of the sector regarding habits and life conditions.
The Ministry of Agriculture is the state institution [...]
Ministry of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture is the state institution in charge of encouraging, guiding and coordinating the agroforestry of the country. According to the decree 249 of 1960, “their action shall be aimed mainly at obtaining increased domestic production, the conservation, protection and enhancement of renewable natural resources and improving the nutritional status of the people.”.
The Asociación Chilena de Riego y Drenaje [...]
The Asociación Chilena de Riego y Drenaje (Chilean Association of Irrigation and Drainage) AGRYD is the trade association that represents and includes a wide spectrum of irrigation and drainage works within the industry in Chile among which Irrigation Law Consultants, Manufacturers, Design and Installation Companies, Academics, Technicians and Legal Firms specialized in the field are the most distinguished.
The organization was created on September 2, 2008 as an association of professionals and business men of national coverage based on representation, defense, promotion and development of Irrigation and Drainage technologies, becoming the first partnership of its kind nationwide.
It is the official organization of the State of Chile [...]
It is the official organization of the State of Chile, in charge of helping the development of the agriculture, forests and livestock, through the protection and health improvement of animals and vegetables.
Phytosanitary and zoo sanitary border control has been established to avoid introducing diseases from abroad or plagues that may affect animals or vegetables and severely harm the agriculture. Such controls work in places of entry, whether by land, air or sea. There products, transportation, passenger luggage, crew and commercial loads of agroforestry (fruit, milk, cheese, etc.) to verify that they comply with the sanitary regulations established.
The Fundación de Comunicaciones, Capacitación [...]
The Fundación de Comunicaciones, Capacitación y Cultura del Agro (Agrarian Communication, Training, Culture) FUCOA, is a non-profitable institution, under the Ministry of Agriculture, that has the mission to integrally coloborate with all their ability in the process of nationwide agricultural modernization, through the submission of technical information, the generation for dialogue, participation and communication between the workers in the rural business, as well as the support and value of the traditions and cultural tasks.
The Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario [...]
The Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario (Institute of Agricultural Development) is an institution under the Ministry of Agriculture which is defined as a decentralized service that aims to promote economic, social and technological development of the farmers and smallholders, in order to help increase business, organizational and commercial capacity, their integration into the rural development process and at the same time optimizing the use of productive resources.
The Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias [...]
The Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (Institute of Farming Research) –INIA-, it is the main farming research institution of Chile. It is a non-profitable private corporate entity, under the Ministry of Agriculture, whose financing is through public and private funds, research projects and sales of technogical inputs.
The Asociación Nacional de Productores de Semillas [...]
The Asociación Nacional de Productores de Semillas (National Association of Seed Producers) is an entity of producers, distributers, marketers, investigators and other organizations related with the seed business. It was founded in Santiago on December 1959 by a group of farmers enrolled in the Seed Registry certified by the Ministry of Agriculture. The start of this group was an initiative of the Chilean Government, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Unites States Government in a plan to help the development of underdeveloped countries. The American government sent alfalfa seed production expert, Mr. Clarence O.Grandfield, who began a training plan for seed production of various crop species and suggested in assembling a Trade Association in the business in order to have more bargaining power and to incline to the development of the seed industry in the country. This way the group strongly led the initiatives to work with the certified seed and for a la won seeds, among others.
The Asociación de Exportadores de Frutas de Chile A.G. [...]
The Asociación de Exportadores de Frutas de Chile A.G. (Fruit Exporters Association of Chile) ASOEX is a private and non-profitable trade association, founded in 1935, which counts with more than 350 fresh fruit producers and exporters related to their different programs.
It also possesses the Quality Assurance Management certification ISO 9001, version 2008, and certifications in Good Manufacturing Practices in the three sites of phytosanitary inspections that the Tripartite Cooperative Program SAG-USDA/APHIS-ASOEX manages.
Founded on May 18, 1838, the Sociedad Nacional de [...]
Founded on May 18, 1838, the Sociedad Nacional de Agricultura (National Society of Agriculture) SNA gathers a great part of producers, professionals, partnerships and federations linked to Chilean agriculture and agroindustry, with the purpose to watch over the general interests of the sector, represent the farmers in the defense of their common interest, promote public policies that motivate competitively and entrepreneurship in agriculture, impulse the formation and training of human capital and encourage good business relationships.
FEDEFRUTA F.G., founded on November 17, 1985 [...]
FEDEFRUTA F.G., founded on November 17, 1985, is a non-profitable trade association that is related with public and private organizations, in order to satisfy the needs of the national fruit and vegetable sector in terms of defense, encouragement, dissemination, training, research and certification.
The Agencia Chilena para la Calidad e Inocuidad Alimentaria [...]
The Agencia Chilena para la Calidad e Inocuidad Alimentaria (Chilean Agency for Food Quality and Safety) -ACHIPIA- It is a commission that has the task to advice the President of the Republic in everything regarding to the identification, formulation and implementation of policies, plans, programs, measuring, other activities involving food quality and safety as well as the development of a national system of food quality and safety, and to serve as a coordination body between the organizations with associated competition to such matters.
The Oficina de Estudios y Políticas Agrarias [...]
The Oficina de Estudios y Políticas Agrarias (Office of Research and Agricultural Policy) -ODEPA-, is a centralized public service, dependent from the President of the Republic through the Ministry of Agriculture. ODEPA has the aim to provide regional, national and international information so that the different agents involved in the agroforestry activity adopt their decisions. The institutional mission of ODEPA is “to strengthen the Ministry of Agriculture management, the public and private agents involved in agroforestry sector, through the provision of services specialized in consultation and information”.
The Comité de Seguros del Agro [...]
The Comité de Seguros del Agro (Agrarian Insurance Committee), “Agroseguros”, is an entity created by the board of CORFO in 2000, with the aim to develop and promote insurance for agriculture and manage a state subsidy for the copayment of the insurance premiums of the agrarian insurance. The resources for the payment of the subsidies and operational expenses of the Committee come from the Budget of the Ministry of Agriculture and are annually moved to CORFO by a Funds Transfer Agreement.
The Comisión Nacional de Riego [...]
The Comisión Nacional de Riego (National Commission of Irrigation), it is a legal entity of public law, created with the purpose to assure the increase and improvement of the irrigated Surface of the country. Starting in 1985, the Law 18.450 was incorporated to its functions, encouraging private construction works, irrigation and drainage repair works and promoting farming development of the producers of the benefitted areas.
The Fundación para la Innovación Agraria [...]
The Fundación para la Innovación Agraria (Agricultural Innovation Foundation) FIA, is the agency of the Ministry of Agriculture whose mission is to promote an innovative culture in the agrarian, agri-food and forestry sectors, promoting and coordinating initiatives of innovation that help improve living conditions to farmers in all regions nationwide.
This way it seeks to support the strengthening of competitiveness through innovation promoting initiatives in the small and medium size sectors, which contribute to the development of socially inclusive territories, environmentally sustainable and to the economic base of Chile and its regions.
Vinos de Chile is a non-profitable private trade association [...]
Vinos de Chile (Wines of Chile)
Vinos de Chile is a non-profitable private trade association that represent the wine producers of Chile. Its mission is to strengthm the category of Chilean wine in the international markets, increasing the value of the brand "Vinos de Chile", and improve the competitivity of the industry following the guidelines of the International Strategic Plan, whose central aim is to turn Chile in the main producer of premium, sustainable and diverse wine of the New World in 2020.