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Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP)

Address
Constituyente 1476 CP 11200, Montevideo, Uruguay
Country
Uruguay
Phone number(s)
+598 24104155-58
Areas of expertise
Économies agricoles, Politiques agricoles, Recherche et vulgarisation agricoles, Statistiques sur l'agriculture, Commerce et marchés agricoles, Gestion des exploitations / systèmes agricoles, Développement rural et réforme agraire, Sécurité sanitaire agricole / mesures phytosanitaires et zoosanitaires, Pertes et gaspillages alimentaires, Sécurité sanitaire des aliments / qualité et normes alimentaires, Politiques de sécurité alimentaire / aide alimentaire, Semences, Santé animale et services vétérinaires, Information sur les animaux d'élevage, Secteur halieutique, Information sur les pêches, Politiques en matière de pêche, Aquaculture, Économies forestières, Produits forestiers, Ressources forestières, Politiques forestières, Gestion des ressources naturelles, Production végétale / protection des plantes, Ressources foncières et aménagement des terres, Ressources hydrauliques et gestion de l'eau, Systèmes d'information géographique, Agriculture familiale, Ressources génétiques, Renforcement des capacités
Mandate, main activities of the institution and competencies

Contribute to the permanent development of the agricultural and agri-industrial sector (including fishery), promoting its international competitiveness, based on the sustainable use of natural resources.

Main competencies:

  • To formulate public policies.
  • To promote the development, diversification and increase of productivity of the agricultural and agri-industrial sector (including fishery).
  • To provide updated statistical information related to these activities.
  • To promote transference and diffusion of agricultural technology.
  • To control animal and crops health as well as food safety condition of the agricultural products.
  • To control commercialization of agricultural inputs.
  • To enhance competitiveness and commercialization of agricultural products, as well as to guarantee food safety.
Summary of the activities during the last two years

Provision of expertise to other countries or institutions.

Provision of reference substances/services/training to other countries or institutions.

Collaboration with FAO and other institutions and organizations.

Knowledge dissemination: conferences, meetings and publications.

Potential activities through SSC

Training activities in Uruguay, on-line dialogues, in-country assessments.

Name and details of the head of the institution
Focal points
  • Ing. Agr. Mariana Hill (Directora General de Recursos Naturales Renovables)

Tel: +598 2305 8225

Email:  mhill@mgap.gub.uy/renare@mgap.gub.uy

 

  • Ing. Agr. Inocencio Bertoni (Director General de Servicios Agrícolas)

Tel:  +598 2309 8410

Email:  ibertoni@mgap.gub.uy

 

  • Dr. José Olascuaga (Director General de Desarrollo Rural)

Tel.:  +598 2308 3562

Email:  jolascuaga@mgap.gub.uy

 

  • Dr. Francisco Muzio (Director General de Servicios Ganaderos)

Tel:  +598 2220 4000

Email:  fmuzio@mgap.gub.uy/dgsg@mgap.gub.uy

 

  • Dra. María Nela González (Directora del Sistema Nacional de Información Ganadera)

Tel: +598 2410 9052/2410 9061

Email:  magonzalez@mgap.gub.uy