In 2016, a call for bids was issued by the British Embassy in Montevideo covering, among other priorities, the Uruguayan agritech sector. The Uruguayan National Agricultural Research Institute (INIA) presented a proposal to research Uruguay’s agricultural sector with a focus on productivity and agritech.
The final report, titled “Productivity and AgriTech in Uruguay” was published in December 2016, identifying macro and microeconomic barriers with a focus on issues ranging from dissemination, transfer and adoption through business and knowledge management.
The topic is currently a priority in Uruguay, as the country faces the challenge of becoming more competitive internationally. As a strong sector, agricultural productivity matters, and how to increase it is key to the country’s growth and development.
Read the report in English here:
We also invite you to learn about our special Trade Delegation in Agriculture that will take place on 5-8 September 2017.