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Inchalam and UC Davis Chile propose to contribute to the fruit farming sector through extension

September 06, 2019
Following two years of joint work – enabling the creation of the Program of Agricultural Extension AgroInchalam-, both institutions have decided to deepen their relationship as strategic allies with the signature of an agreement to develop innovation projects and activities related to the provision of information and new capacities for the country’s fruit producers.

New Executive Director and Academic Director Appointed for UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center

August 31, 2019

UC Davis Chile within Global Affairs has appointed two new leaders: Lovell “Tu” Jarvis, a professor emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the faculty director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named the center’s Executive Director, and Dario Cantu, associate professor of systems biology and Louis P. Martini Endowed chair in viticulture, has been named the center’s Academic Director.

The Chile-California Council is holding a Seminar on “Agriculture in a Changing World” Reversing a common crisis through science, technology, innovation and public policy

August 30, 2019
Forest fires, droughts and historic temperatures. An undeniable climate change has begun to impact production, the economy and people in the agricultural and food sectors. Exchanging experiences between both nations in an effort to find ways to mitigate and adapt to these changes, and to create new work styles for communities.

UC Davis Chile leads initiative “Water Information and Modeling Center”

May 24, 2019
The launch of the project of the Aconcagua river took place on May 23 and was attended by various authorities. The aim of this public asset is to develop and implement a real-time surface and subterranean hydrometry web platform to strengthen sustainable water management and to support decision making in the distribution and use of this resource.

Chile for Clean Lakes and UC Davis: Collaborative work for the sustainable development of North Patagonian Lakes

April 30, 2019
We talked to Lovell "Tu" Jarvis, UC Davis' Faculty Director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Geoffrey Schladow, founding Director of Tahoe Environmental Research Center at UC Davis, to learn about their experience as part of Chile's Clean Lakes Board of Directors, foundation of international collaboration, that works in the preservation, sustainable development and resilience to the climate change of the lakes that are located in the north of the Chilean Patagonia.

UC Davis MBA Team Completes Global Centers Project in Chile

April 15, 2019
To spur its Global Centers strategy, UC Davis Global Affairs partnered with the Graduate School of Management (GSM) to engage a team of six part-time MBA students through the Integrated Management Project, the school’s capstone course. The team’s project involved surveying stakeholders on campus and traveling to Chile for meetings with institutions—in tandem with researching and developing a strategy for the first UC Davis Global Center within Global Affairs.

Dean of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis goes on an “academic tour” in Chile

April 11, 2019
Michael Lairmore arrived in Santiago to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Catholic University, basically to support the creation of its own school of veterinary medicine. During his busy days in the country, he also visited UC Davis Chile, met with Chilean UC Davis ex alumni and his colleagues from the University of Chile. He gave a talk in the College of Veterinary Doctors and visited the south of Chile in order to learn about its developed aquaculture.