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Dario Cantu es el nuevo Director Ejecutivo de UC Davis Chile.

Dario Cantu es el nuevo Director Ejecutivo de UC Davis Chile.

Durante la primera semana de junio, Dario Cantu, quien se desempeñaba como director académico de UC Davis Chile, asumió como su nuevo director ejecutivo.

De este modo, el profesor de biología de sistemas y Louis P. Martini Endowed chair en viticultura, será responsable de supervisar y liderar las actividades del Centro, incluyendo el cultivo de relaciones administrativas entre UC Davis Chile e instituciones chilenas, que generen asociaciones y oportunidades de financiamiento.

Launching UC Davis Chile's Extension and Innovation Program

Launching UC Davis Chile's Extension and Innovation Program

Last Friday, May 7, the UC Davis Chile Extension and Innovation Program was launched. In the activity, held via streaming, María Emilia Undurraga, Minister of Agriculture; Mauricio Cañoles, General Manager of UC Davis Chile; Tomás Labbé, fruit tree advisor, and Raimundo Arnaiz, walnut producer and General Manager of Agrícola Vista Volcán participated as panelists.

Interview with Rodrigo Riquelme about NASA's MAIA project in Radio Usach

On Tuesday, March 30, Rodrigo Riquelme, Partnership Coordinator of UC Davis Chile was invited to the program All You Need is LAB of Radio Usach and hosted by journalists Nadia Politis and Ivan Rimassa. 

During the interview Rodrigo talked about NASA's MAIA project, and the importance for the country to have the support of the authorities to implement it and learn more about how pollution affects those of us who live in Chile. 

Registration open for the online course "New trends in Agro-Biotech, a look from intellectual property and technology transfer".

Registration open for the online course "New trends in Agro-Biotech, a look from intellectual property and technology transfer".
 

The Bioethics and Law Observatory of the Universidad del Desarrollo and UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center have just opened registrations for the online course "New trends in Agro-Biotech, a look from intellectual property and technology transfer", which will be held from April 12 to 28, 2021.

UC Davis Chile changes office and relocates its laboratories

As response to the challenges of 2020 and the need to give continuity to research and projects, at the end of last year, UC Davis Chile moved its laboratory equipment to the INIA Regional Research Center, La Platina, in La Pintana.  

The move, carried out thanks to the signing of a joint work agreement, seeks to contribute to the interaction between researchers and strengthening the work between the two organizations.

Successful first year of the European plum extension and innovation program

Successful first year of the European Plum Extension and Innovation Program

The European Plum Extension and Innovation Program, led by UC Davis Chile and PRUNOVA, which seeks to increase the productivity and quality of the orchards, successfully completed its first year of implementation.

California’s experience with groundwater management.

California’s experience with groundwater management.

Proposal for a SGMA-like Agency in a Chilean Watershed.*

Lovell S. Jarvis, Executive Director, UC Davis Chile Center
Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis

Extension Talks: aquifer recharge

Extension Talks: aquifer recharge

In a new version of the Extension Talks UC Davis Chile, held on December 22, we had the opportunity to share with Helen Dahlke, associate professor at the department of Land, Air and Water Resources at UC Davis to talk about aquifer recharge. 

During the seminar we also had the presence of Federico Errázuriz, executive secretary of the National Irrigation Commission (CNR); Oscar Cristi, general director of water (DGA) and Jose Luis Arumi, professor of the UdeC, who was also moderator. 

 

 

 

A new water consortium for the Central-South Macrozone of Chile

A new water consortium for the Central-South Macrozone of Chile
 

The associative work has been key in the UC Davis Chile proposal since its beginnings. This has been reflected in different Center activities, however, one of the most relevant ending 2020 is the Consortium of Water Resources Management in the Central-South Macrozone of Chile, a proposal led by the University of Concepcion, and awarded in collaboration with the Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) and the Universities of Chile, Católica, Bernardo O`Higgins and Diego Portales.