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Generating and adapting knowledge and technologies to contribute to the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and the country, considering state policies, social inclusion and market and consumer demands


Being a renowned organization at the national and regional level for the excellence of its scientific-technical achievements at the service of the sustainable development of the agricutlural sector and the country, playing a prominent role in the innovation process, promoting the articulation with the other players in the science, technology and innovation system, and with a commitment to the quality of its human capital, processes and products.


  • Strategic thinking: We value the capacity to develop strategies with vision of future, aligned with the Institute´s objectives, seeking the effective and efficient use of our resources, keeping an attitude of continuous search of excellence and new solutions which add value to the Institute´s products and services.
  • Ethics and transparency: We value those behaviours that show ethics, transparency and honesty, in the institutional, professional and personal fields.
  • Respect to the community and the environment: We value the lasting relationships with our community, from an attitude of respect, preserving and contributing to the care of the environment.
  • Team work, service and commitment: We value team work because it gives better results compared to individual efforts, making of its own the organization objectives.
  • Technic-scientific credibility: We value the capacity to generate credibility based on the technical knowledge of each specialty of study, founding our work on the scientific method and on the fairness of the procedures used in all the steps of the research process.
  • People´s development: We value the development of our people generating a feeling of ownership, offering clear expectations, giving resources and recognizing with respect and fairness personal and group contributions, increasing it intelectually and morally, in order to discover and achieve their potential.