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Chile: ASTI–INIA Ficha Técnica -Indicadores de I+D Agropecuario

El número total de investigadores agropecuarios en Chile se ha incrementado gradualmente en los últimos años. El gasto en I+D agropecuario creció rápidamente durante el periodo 2006–2008, pero se estancó a partir del año 2009.

En el 2013, Chile invirtió 1,65 por ciento de su PIB-Ag en investigación agropecuaria, con uno de los niveles más altos de Latinoamérica, se ubica en el segundo lugar, después de Brasil.

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Gert-Jan Stads, Sandra Perez, Carlos Covarrubias y Nienke Beintema
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2016
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Chile: ASTI–INIA Country Factsheet

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Authors:
Gert-Jan Stads, Sandra Perez, Carlos Covarrubias, and Nienke Beintema

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2016

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International Food Policy Research Institute and Institute for Agricultural Research

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Latin America and the Caribbean

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Chile’s overall number of agricultural researchers has gradually increased in recent years. Agricultural R&D expenditures grew rapidly during 2006–2008, but have stagnated from 2009 onwards.

In 2013, Chile invested 1.65 percent of its AgGDP in agricultural research, which is the second highest level in Latin America after Brazil.

INIA remains, by far, Chile’s largest agricultural R&D agency, accounting for 45 percent of the country’s agricultural researchers. A number of nonprofit agencies have been established over the past decade, and their role in national agricultural R&D has become increasingly important.

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  • El volumen de personal de I&D agropecuaria ha aumentado progresivamente desde 1981 hasta alcanzar casi 700 ETCs en 2006.
  • El gasto en I&D agropecuaria registró una evolución más errática pero se ha reducido desde finales de los años 1990 hasta alcanzar $98 millones (en precios constantes de 2005) en 2006, debido principalmente a un recorte del gasto por parte del INIA.
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Chile: ASTI–INIA Cuaderno de país

A pesar de la disminución del volumen total de investigadores del INIA en los últimos años, la capacidad total de investigación agropecuaria de Chile aumentó progresivamente durante el período 1981-2006. En 2006, el país empleaba a casi 700 científicos ETC en actividades de I&D agropecuaria. Sin embargo, el gasto del país en I&D agropecuaria registró una evolución más errática.

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Stads, Gert -Jan; Zúñiga, Car los Covarrubias
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2008
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Chile: ASTI–INIA Country Brief

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Authors:
Stads , Gert-Jan; Zúñiga, Carlos Covarrubias

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2008

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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); and Institute for Agricultural Research, Chile (INIA)

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Latin America and the Caribbean

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Chile

Despite a decrease in the total number of researchers at INIA in recent years, overall agricultural research capacity in Chile rose gradually during 1981–2006. In  2006, the country as a whole employed close to 700 fte scientists involved in agricultural R&D. The country’s agricultural R&D spending, however, developed more erratically. The completion of a large IDBfinanced project, in addition to cost-cutting measures introduced by INIA, have led to a gradual fall in the country’s expenditures since the late 1990s. In 2006, Chile invested just under $100 million (in 2005 constant prices) on agricultural R&D, or 1.22 percent of its AgGDP. Despite the fall in total agricultural R&D spending in recent years, Chile compares favorably to many of its Latin American counterparts, in terms of public-sector
intensity of investment in agricultural R&D.

Although internally generated resources play a very important role in financing Chilean agricultural R&D, the lion’s share of the country’s R&D investments are financed by the national government, either through general appropriations or through a number of competitive funds, which typically require counterpart funding from the private/productive sector. A large number of competitive funds in support of agricultural R&D exist side by side, on occasion with overlapping or duplicating focus, sometimes leading to research programs that add up to an incoherent project portfolio or programs that do not always serve the priorities of the country as a whole. Nonetheless, these competitive funds have enhanced cooperation among R&D agencies, as well as between agencies and the private sector, and are said to have made the day-to-day operation of many R&D agencies much more efficient.

Overall, Chile’s agricultural R&D system is adequately staffed and funded and has played a critical role in the emergence of the country’s fruit, wine, and salmon industries in recent decades. However, the complex institutional structure of the various competitive funds and agencies involved in S&T policy formulation sometimes leads to confusing procedures and an unnecessary (and costly) overlap and duplication of activities. The establishment of an effective single national institute responsible for S&T policy could solve many of these problems. In addition, the country needs a clear long-term strategy that involves both the public and the private sector if it is to maintain and enhance its competitive position in a global market.

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