Instituto Forestal sede Los Ríos – INFOR

Chile
Address:
Tejas Del Sur - Los Arrayanes, Valdivia, Los Ríos

The Forestry Institute (INFOR) is a Technological Research Institute of the State of Chile, attached to the Ministry of Agriculture. It was born in 1961 as an FAO Project and was officially created by the Government of Chile in 1965.

INFOR is constituted as a private law corporation, attached to the Ministry of Agriculture, it is administered and directed by an Executive Director, nominated by a Board of Directors. This Council has seven members who are in turn nominated by the Vice Presidency of the Corporation for the Promotion of Production, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Institute for Agricultural Development and the National Forestry Corporation.

The institution has five branches: Diaguitas in La Serena, Metropolitana in Santiago, Bio Bio in Concepción, Valdivia in Valdivia and Patagonia in Coyhaique.

Source: https://www.infor.cl/index.php/about-us/somos-infor accessed on 12/03/2021 and translated using Google Translate platform.

IUFRO REPRESENTATIVES

Position:
Researcher
Country:
Chile
Email:
cdelard@infor.cl
Expertise:
  • Forest Diversification
  • NTFP
  • Silviculture
Position:
Project manager
Country:
Chile
Email:
gvaldebe@infor.cl
Expertise:
  • Forest Policy
  • Forest Management
Position:
Researcher in charge of the national NWFP program at INFOR
Country:
Chile
Email:
jsalinas@infor.cl
Expertise:
  • PFNM
  • Silviculture
  • Landscape scale restoration
Position:
Project leader
Country:
Chile
Email:
vloewe@infor.cl
Expertise:
  • Pine nuts
  • Truffles
  • Mixed plantations
  • Agroforestry

POWERED BY

incredible logo

The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.

flag_yellow_high

Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632