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“The challenges of water management in Chile and California are pretty similar” 

September 23, 2019
We talked to Jay Lund, Director of the UC Davis’ Center for Watershed Sciences who told us how California managed to overcome the worst drought in its history and almost without affecting its economic activity. Dr. Lund participated as the main speaker in the 10th anniversary of the Catholic University’s Global Change Center with the talk “Adaptation to climate change and water resources: transferring experience from California to Chile”.

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

September 06, 2019
Following two years of joint work between the center of innovation and the leading company in the manufacture of wires and wire products in Chile– 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 led the Seminar “Agriculture in a Changing World” Reversing a common crisis through science, technology, innovation and public policy

August 30, 2019
UC Davis Chile, together with INIA and the Global Change Center, supported the organization of the event, which featured prominent Chilean speakers - such as Gonzalo Muñoz, COP25 champion, to be held in Santiago next December - and from UC Davis, as the directors of the Agricultural Issues Center, Daniel Sumner, and of the John Muir Environmental Institute, Ben Houlton, as well as Sam Sandoval, a prominent water management specialist. Available the presentations of the speakers.

UC Davis Chile launched a hydrometry web platform project for the Aconcagua river

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.  

Dushyant Pathak leads a series of activities in Santiago

March 18, 2019

 

Con el propósito de participar en la última reunión de Directorio de UC Davis Chile, el Director Dushyant Pathak,  Vicerrector Asociado de Gestión Tecnológica y Relaciones Corporativas, protagonizó una apretada agenda  junto a Zane Starkewolfe, Director Asociado de Venture Catalyst, y Mike Lemcke, Coordinador de Programa de Venture Catalyst.

Successful Graduation of 20 fruit farming consultants who participated in the extension course

February 15, 2019
The course - 20 hours of online classes and 50 classroom hours – had two speakers from the University of California: Mark Bell and Louise Ferguson. The initiative – from the Regional Strategic Program for Sustainable Fruit Farming- was held by UC Davis Chile and financed by the Corfo and the Regional Government of Valparaíso.

The Chile Experience of the Marketing and Technology Transfer Hub for the Americas invites you to read its interactive memory

January 29, 2019

 

Between August 27 and September 7, this event of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held with the support of the University of Development – the location of the activity, UC Davis Chile, the Northwestern Biological Research Center (CIBNOR) and the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). We invite you to download its interactive presentation.